Is metaethics morally neutral?

Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 87 (1):24–44 (2006)
Abstract
I argue, contra Dreier, Blackburn, and others, that there are no morally neutral metaethical positions. Every metaethical position commits you to the denial of some moral statement. So, for example, the metaethical position that there are no moral properties commits you to the denial of the moral conjunction of 1) it is right to interfere violently when someone is wrongly causing massive suffering and 2) it is wrong to interfere violently when only non-moral properties are at stake. The argument generalizes to all metaethical positions
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DOI 10.1111/j.1468-0114.2006.00246.x
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Moral Realism: A Defence.Russ Shafer-Landau - 2003 - Oxford University Press.
Thinking How to Live.Allan Gibbard - 2003 - Harvard University Press.
Ruling Passions.Simon Blackburn - 1998 - Oxford University Press.

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