Metaphilosophy 36 (3):381-399 (2005)

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Different philosophers tried ways to restore the role of reason in ethics. This shift in the philosophical climate was influenced by--or was at least in accordance with--the thought of the later Wittgenstein. In particular, this article will consider the relevance of Wittgenstein for cognitivist views, such as that of S. Toulmin, relativist like G. Harman, and British moral realists like S. Lovibond and J. McDowell. In fact, Wittgenstein is one of the founding fathers of antifoundationalism. He gives us the hopeful insight that the end of foundationalism does not necessarily imply the end of moral philosophy but must be considered a new start of it. (edited)
Keywords antifoundationalism   history of metaethics   noncognitivism-cognitivism   Wittgenstein   antifoundationalism   history of metaethics   noncognitivism-cognitivism   Wittgenstein   antifoundationalism   history of metaethics   noncognitivism-cognitivism   Wittgenstein   antifoundationalism   history of metaethics   noncognitivism-cognitivism   Wittgenstein   antifoundationalism   history of metaethics   noncognitivism-cognitivism   Wittgenstein   antifoundationalism   history of metaethics   noncognitivism-cognitivism   Wittgenstein   antifoundationalism   history of metaethics   noncognitivism-cognitivism   Wittgenstein   antifoundationalism   history of metaethics   noncognitivism-cognitivism   Wittgenstein   antifoundationalism   history of metaethics   noncognitivism-cognitivism   Wittgenstein   antifoundationalism   history of metaethics   noncognitivism-cognitivism   Wittgenstein   antifoundationalism   history of metaethics   noncognitivism-cognitivism   Wittgenstein   antifoundationalism   history of metaethics   noncogniti
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DOI 10.1111/j.1467-9973.2005.00375.x
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