Philosophy Compass 8 (12):1091-1101 (2013)

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Alexis Burgess
Pomona College
David Plunkett
Dartmouth College
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Which concepts should we use to think and talk about the world and to do all of the other things that mental and linguistic representation facilitates? This is the guiding question of the field that we call ‘conceptual ethics’. Conceptual ethics is not often discussed as its own systematic branch of normative theory. A case can nevertheless be made that the field is already quite active, with contributions coming in from areas as diverse as fundamental metaphysics and social/political philosophy. In this pair of papers, we try to unify the field, reflecting on its basic nature, structure, and methodology
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DOI 10.1111/phc3.12086
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