Why a Diachronic View of Base Property Exemplification is Necessary in Metaethics

Metaphysica 13 (1):43-50 (2012)
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In a recent issue of this journal, Jorn Sonderholm presents two main criticisms of my 2008 case for a diachronic view of base property exemplification in metaethics. This essay contends that neither of Sonderholm’s criticisms hit their mark, and that there are additional reasons to adopt a diachronic view of base property exemplification. Thus, the case for a diachronic view of base property exemplification in metaethics is stronger than previously thought



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Jeff Wisdom
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