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Intuition, Theory, and Anti-Theory in Ethics
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Intuition, Theory, and Anti-Theory in Ethics

Sophie Grace Chappell

Abstract

What form, or forms, might ethical knowledge take? In particular, can ethical knowledge take the form either of moral theory or of moral intuition? If it can, should it? These are the central questions for the chapters in this volume. The chapters collected here are expressly chosen for diversity rather than for uniformity: the aim is to represent as many different perspectives as possible on the debates between theorists and anti-theorists in ethics. It follows that the collection is not built upon any kind of tidy consensus about what ‘knowledge’, ‘theory’, and ‘intuition’ mean. Rather, the ... More

Keywords: ethical knowledge, moral theory, moral intuition, theorists in ethics, anti-theorists in ethics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198713227
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713227.001.0001

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Sophie Grace Chappell, editor
The Open University

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