Normativity all the way down: from normative realism to pannormism

Synthese 195 (9):4107-4124 (2018)
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Abstract

In this paper, I provide an argument for pannormism, the view according to which there are normative properties all the way down. In particular, I argue for what I call the trickling down principle, which says that if there is a metaphysically basic normative property, then, if whatever instantiates it has a ground, that ground instantiates it as well.

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Einar Duenger Bohn
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