A World Without Values Essays on John Mackie's Moral Error Theory /

For centuries, certain moral philosophers have maintained that morality is an illusion, comparable to talking of ghosts or unicorns. These moral skeptics claim that the world simply doesnt contain the sort of properties (such as moral badness, moral obligation, etc.) necessary to render moral state...

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Joyce, Richard. (Editor), Kirchin, Simon. (Editor)
Format: Electronic
Published: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 2010.
Series:Philosophical Studies Series ; 114
Online Access:https://ezaccess.library.uitm.edu.my/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-3339-0
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction; R. Joyce, S. Kirchin
  • 1. Against Ethics; J. Burgess
  • 2. Abolishing Morality; R. Garner
  • 3. The Argument from Moral Experience; D. Loeb
  • 4. The Fictionalist's Attitude Problems; G. Oddie
  • 5. Mackie on Practical Reason; D. Phillips
  • 6. Nietzsche, Nihilism and the Doppelganger Problem; C. Pigden
  • 7. Mackie and the Alleged Queerness of Moral Properties; D. Copp
  • 8. Mackie's Notion of Objectivification; R. Joyce
  • 9. Motivation and Queerness; S. Kirchin
  • 10. Motivational Internalisms and Empirical Evidence; W. Sinnott-Armstrong
  • 11. Beyond the Error Theory; M. Smith
  • 12. What Does It Take to Succeed? Moral Nihilism versus Success Theory; C. West
  • Bibliography
  • Index.