Reflective equilibrium and antitheory

Noûs 38 (1):110–134 (2004)
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The paper clarifies what is at stake in the theory/antitheory debate in ethics and articulates the distinctive core of the method of reflective equilibrium which distinguishes it from a generic coherence constraint. I call this distinctive core 'maieutic reflection'. The paper then argues that if she accepts constructivist views in metaethics, a proponent of the method of reflective equilibrium will be committed to the existence of a moral theory.
Keywords Reflective equilibrium  metaethics
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DOI 10.1111/j.1468-0068.2004.00464.x
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