Overselling the case against normativism

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 34 (5):255-255 (2011)
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Abstract

Though we are in broad agreement with much of Elqayam & Evans' (E&E's) position, we criticize two aspects of their argument. First, rejecting normativism is unlikely to yield the benefits that E&E seek. Second, their conception of rational norms is overly restrictive and, as a consequence, their arguments at most challenge a relatively restrictive version of normativism

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Richard Samuels
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