Moral Realism and Anti-Realism

In Jerome Gellman (ed.), The History of Evil. Acumen Press (forthcoming)
This chapter surveys work in meta-ethics in the past fifty years which explicitly deals with issues associated with evil. It discusses two examples from secular discussions: the argument developed by Gilbert Harman on the explanatory role of moral facts, and the argument developed by Gilbert Harman and John Doris on the empirical inadequacy of the virtues. The chapter then turns to two topics related to theistic meta-ethics: the problem of evil and moral realism, and theological voluntarism and evil.
Keywords Harman  Doris  evil  problem of evil  theological voluntarism  virtue ethics  moral facts
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