Applying the View: Moral Truth

Michael P. Lynch

in Truth as One and Many

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780199218738
Published online May 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191711794 | DOI:
 Applying the View: Moral Truth

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This book has argued that truth is a functional property that can be manifested differently in distinct domains of inquiry. This chapter looks at how truth is manifested in one such domain: our thoughts about morality. It argues that the truth of moral propositions is manifested by an epistemically constrained property — the property of concordance.

Keywords: cognitivism; moral propositions; morality; supercoherence; concordance; relativism

Chapter.  10998 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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