Graduate studies at Western
Prolegomena (Croatia) 10 (1):101-11202 (2011)
|Abstract||Abstracts The aim of the paper is to propose an alternative model to realist and non-cognitive explanations of the rule-guided use of thick ethical concepts and to examine the implications that may be drawn from this and similar cases for our general understanding of rule-following and the relation between criteria of application, truth and correctness. It addresses McDowell’s non-cognitivism critique and challenges his defence of the entanglement thesis for thick ethical concepts. Contrary to non-cognitivists, however, I propose to view the relation between the two terms of the entanglement as resulting from the satisfaction of a previously applied moral function. This is what I call a “Three-Fold Model”.|
|Keywords||Metaethics Cogntivism Functional account Rule-Following Truth|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
Olga Ramirez (2011). Between Non-Cognitivism and Realism in Ethics: A Three Fold Model. Prolegomena (Croatia 2011 (1):101-112.
Adam M. Croom (2010). Thick Concepts, Non-Cognitivism, and Wittgenstein's Rule Following Considerations. South African Journal of Philosophy 29 (3):286-309.
Olga Ramirez (2012). ‘BOGHOSSIAN's BLIND REASONING’, CONDITIONALIZATION AND THICK CONCEPTS A FUNCTIONAL MODEL. Ethics in Progress Quarterly 3 (1):31-52.
Nadeem J. Z. Hussain & Nishi Shah (forthcoming). Metaethics and Its Discontents: A Case Study of Korsgaard. In Carla Bagnoli (ed.), Moral Constructivism: For and Against. Cambridge University Press.
Caj Strandberg (2004). Moral Reality. A Defence of Moral Realism. Lund University.
Josh Parsons (2012). Cognitivism About Imperatives. Analysis 72 (1):49-54.
James Harold (2012). Cognitivism, Non-Cognitivism, and Skepticism About Folk Psychology. Philosophical Psychology 25 (2):165 - 185.
Olle Blomberg (2007). Disentangling the Thick Concept Argument. SATS 8 (2):63-78.
Caj Strandberg (2011). The Pragmatics of Moral Motivation. Journal of Ethics 15 (4):341-369.
Karsten R. Stueber (2005). How to Think About Rules and Rule Following. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 35 (3):307-323.
David Sherry (1999). Note on the Scope of Truth-Functional Logic. Journal of Philosophical Logic 28 (3):327-328.
Lorenzo Bernasconi-Kohn (2006). How Not to Think About Rules and Rule Following: A Response to Stueber. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 36 (1):86-94.
John McDowell (1981). Non-Cognitivism and Rule-Following. In S. Holtzman & Christopher M. Leich (eds.), Wittgenstein: To Follow A Rule. Routledge.
Added to index2012-04-02
Total downloads43 ( #30,760 of 722,947 )
Recent downloads (6 months)19 ( #6,836 of 722,947 )
How can I increase my downloads?