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Logic and the Basis of Ethics$
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A. N. Prior

Print publication date: 1963

Print ISBN-13: 9780198241577

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198241577.001.0001

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Propriety and Truth: (2) Facts and Norms

Propriety and Truth: (2) Facts and Norms

(p.68) VII Propriety and Truth: (2) Facts and Norms
Logic and the Basis of Ethics

Arthur N. Prior

Oxford University Press

This chapter discusses Hume and whether one can find whether a moral judgment is to be identified with the judgment that an object is evoking in us a feeling of approval or disapproval. The discussion also talks about facts and norms. Dr. Popper’s distinction between norms and facts breaks down, along with an analogy between validity and truth.

Keywords:   Hume, moral judgment, facts, norms, Dr Popper, distinction, analogy, validity, truth

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