Hybrid Non-Naturalism Does Not Meet the Supervenience Challenge

Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy 12 (3) (2017)
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It is widely agreed that normative properties supervene on natural properties. Non-naturalists face a distinctive challenge to explain this relation. Stephanie Leary argues that non-naturalists can meet this explanatory demand by positing the existence of hybrid normative properties. I argue that this proposal does not meet the supervenience challenge.



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