Ethical Intuitionism and Naturalism: A Reconciliation

Canadian Journal of Philosophy 9 (4):609-629 (1979)
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Intuitionism is most commonly defined in terms of various strong epistemological and metaphysical presuppositions, e.g., that true moral principles are synthetic a priori propositions, known by some special faculty of moral reflection, and the like. I shall not here be concerned with such views. Rather my focus will be upon the program for normative investigation which I have elsewhere argued is implicit in the intuitionistsā€™ writings and which I take to be intuitionism's salient characteristic.

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