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Metaethical revisionism: a response to error theory

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Error Theorists claim that there is a defect—an error—in our moral concepts. This error leads to their systematic reference failure, and the untruth of all substantive moral claims. I deny this and propose a Revisionist alternative. If the purported defect is present, then we should revise our moral concepts. Error Theorists claim that this is not possible, as the defect is a "non-negotiable" feature of the concepts. This final claim is, in my view, the most interesting part of their ...

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Type of award:
BPhil
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Bachelors
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University of Oxford

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