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Ethical Intuitionism

Re-evaluations

by Philip Stratton-Lake

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
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ISBN 100198250983
ISBN 109780198250982

Intuitionism, In metaethics, a form of cognitivism that holds that moral statements can be known to be true or false immediately through a kind of rational intuition. In the 17th and 18th centuries, intuitionism was defended by Ralph Cudworth, Henry More (–87), Samuel Clarke (–), and. Ethical intuitionism (also called moral intuitionism) is a view or family of views in moral epistemology (and, on some definitions, metaphysics).It is at its core foundationalism about moral knowledge; that is, it is committed to the thesis that some moral truths can be known non-inferentially (i.e., known without one needing to infer them from other truths one believes).

8. Ethical Intuitionism, Ethical Naturalism, Nicholas Sturgeon 9. Knowing What to Do, Seeing What to Do, Allan Gibbard Prichard on Duty and Ignorance of Fact, Jonathan Dancy Intuitionism and the Motivation Problem, Stephen Darwall A Wittgensteinian Approach, Robert Arrington Bibliography, IndexPrice: $ Intuitionism also includes chapter summaries and guides to further reading throughout to help readers explore and master this important school of contemporary ethical thought. This is an ideal resource for undergraduates and postgraduates taking courses in .

Michael Huemer is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Colorado at Boulder, USA, where he has worked since He is the author of Skepticism and the Veil of Perception and Ethical Intuitionism, as well as more than 40 articles in ethics, epistemology, political philosophy, and /5(12). Ethical intuitionism (also called moral intuitionism) is a family of views in moral epistemology (and, on some definitions, metaphysics). At minimum, ethical intuitionism is the thesis that our intuitive awareness of value, or intuitive knowledge of evaluative facts, forms the .


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Ethical Intuitionism by Philip Stratton-Lake Download PDF EPUB FB2

'Read this. It is the best book ever written on meta-ethics. Even philosophers who know the field may feel as though they are confronting these issues for the first time. I used to think of ethical intuitionism as a silly, naIve, even ridiculous theory, but /5(18).

Michael Huemer's book is a vigorous defense of ethical intuitionism. Since different folks mean different things by this term, I should say that Huemer's conception can be briefly summarized as the view that there are irreducibly normative or evaluative properties which things (states of affairs, events, people, etc.) possess in a manner that is appropriately.

This important book defends what might be the only satisfying theory of meta-ethics. That is: that there exist moral truths (i.e.

moral realism is true), that we have an innate mechanism for perceiving or intuiting these truths (i.e. ethical intuitionism is true), and that these intuitions are irreducible (i.e.

ethical naturalism is false)/5. A leading UK intuitionist was the Cambridge philosopher G E Moore () who set out his ideas in the book Principia Ethica. If I am asked, What is good. my answer is that good is good.

This book defends a form of ethical intuitionism, according to which (i) there are objective moral truths; (ii) we know some of these truths through a kind of immediate, intellectual awareness, or "intuition"; and (iii) our knowledge of moral truths gives us reasons for action independent of our desires.

The author confronts the major objections to this theory, arguing that contrary to what. Ethical Intuitionism is a book (hardcover release: paperback release:) by University of Colorado philosophy professor Michael Huemer. Michael Huemer.

University of Colorado, Boulder. Abstract. This book defends a form of ethical intuitionism, according to which (i) there are objective moral. Intuitionism also includes chapter summaries and guides to further reading throughout to help readers explore and master this important school of contemporary ethical thought.

This is an ideal resource for undergraduates and postgraduates taking courses in 4/5(2). Get this from a library. Ethical intuitionism.

[Michael Huemer] -- Michael Heumer defends a form of ethical intuitionism, according to which there are objective moral truths, some of which we know through a kind of immediate, intellectual awareness, and this.

It is the best book ever written on meta-ethics. Even philosophers who know the field may feel as though they are confronting these issues for the first time. I used to think of ethical intuitionism as a silly, naIve, even ridiculous theory, but Michael Huemer has made an intuitionist out of me.' - Stuart Rachels, Department of Philosophy.

The idea was popularised by American philosopher Michael Huemer in his book Ethical Intuitionism. Critics of ethical intuitionism argue that people may come to different moral conclusions. Michael Huemer, Ethical Intuitionism (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, ).

A positive statement says that something has some property, whereas a negative statement denies that something has some property.; See Michael Huemer, Skepticism and the Veil of Perception (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, ), pp.

98–; and Michael Huemer. Ethical Intuitionism is a book (hardcover release: paperback release:) by University of Colorado philosophy professor Michael Huemer.

Ethical Intuitionism was one of the dominant forces in British moral Michael Huemer, David McNaughton, and Russ Shafer-Landau, are now. I used to think of ethical - Stuart Rachels, Department of Philosophy, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA'Huemer's book may be the best, most comprehensive defense of ethical intuitionism since Moore's Principia Ethica [it] is an outstanding defense of the view that there are objective moral truths knowable through intuition.

'Read this. It is the best book ever written on meta-ethics. Even philosophers who know the field may feel as though they are confronting these issues for the first time.

I used to think of ethical intuitionism as a silly, naIve, even ridiculous theory, but Michael Huemer has made an intuitionist out of me.'/5(12). Ethical Intuitionism was one of the dominant forces in British moral philosophy from the early 18 th century till the s.

It fell into disrepute in the s, but towards the end of the twentieth century Ethical Intuitionism began to re-emerge as a respectable moral theory. 'Read this. It is the best book ever written on meta-ethics. Even philosophers who know the field may feel as though they are confronting these issues for the first time.

I used to think of ethical intuitionism as a silly, naIve, even ridiculous theory, but Price: $ Intuitionism is the philosophy that fundamental morals are known intuitively.

Intuitionism has three main beliefs: that objective moral truths exist, that they cannot be defined in simpler terms. A defence of ethical intuitionism where (i) there are objective moral truths; (ii) we know these through an immediate, intellectual awareness, or 'intuition'; and (iii) knowing them gives us reasons to act independent of our desires.

The author rebuts the major objections to this theory and shows the difficulties in alternative theories of ethics. Ethical intuitionism (also called moral intuitionism) is a family of views in moral epistemology (and, on some definitions, metaphysics).At minimum, ethical intuitionism is the thesis that our intuitive awareness of value, or intuitive knowledge of evaluative facts, forms the foundation of our ethical knowledge.

The view is at its core a foundationalism about moral beliefs: it is the view. Robert Audi is one of the main supporters of ethical intuitionism in our days.

His book, The Good in the Right, claims to update and strengthen Rossian intuitionism and to develop the epistemology of ethics.

Michael Huemer’s book Ethical Intuitionism () also provides a recent defense of the view. - Buy Ethical Intuitionism book online at best prices in India on Read Ethical Intuitionism book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(12).General Overviews.

A few good overviews of the literature on ethical intuitionism are available that differ in their focus. Bedke and the relevant chapter in Zimmerman are the most up to date.

For an introduction to contemporary intuitionism that connects it with historical controversies, see Stratton-Lake Kirchin is similar in focus and is also worth reading.The book also includes an opening chapter that surveys the development of contemporary intuitionism and a conclusion that lays the ground for future developments and debates both written by Audi himself, making this an essential survey of this important school of ethical thought for anyone working in the field.