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Disputing about Taste

Andy Egan

in Disagreement

Published in print August 2010 | ISBN: 9780199226078
Published online September 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191594236 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226078.003.0011
Disputing about Taste

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This chapter discusses disagreement about matters of taste. It contends that these disputes are best explained by saying that what is at stake in them is the self-attribution of certain properties and that resolution of the disputes amounts to the parties making the same self-attributions. It argues that this account explains a special sort of defectiveness to which disputes about taste are subject.

Keywords: disagreement; matters of taste; self-attribution; disputes

Chapter.  16826 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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