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Value Judgements and Justification

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Part of the Law and Philosophy Library book series (LAPS, volume 90)

Abstract

In Chapter 7 an attempt is made to apply the results obtained in Chapters 3 and 6 to meta-ethics and the study of morality and moral sentences. Meta-ethical doctrines are reviewed and criticized by focusing then to the issue of universalizability. At the end of the chapter a definition of the moral point of view is advanced. In this chapter – which is of special importance to the argument of the book – moral doctrines are assessed at the meta-theoretical level and a particular attention is given to “discourse theory” approaches.

Keywords

Moral Judgement Legal Norm Moral Intuition Moral Discourse Critical Morality 
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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Università degli Studi “Magna Graecia” di CatanzaroCatanzaroItaly
  2. 2.The University of HullHullUK

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