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Title: Teoria dell’errore e ‘stranezza’ ontologica: Mackie e l’attualità dell’antirealismo in etica
Authors: de Mori, Barbara
Keywords: metaethicsMackie, John Leslieerror theory
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste
Source: Barbara De Mori, "Teoria dell’errore e ‘stranezza’ ontologica: Mackie e l’attualità dell’antirealismo in etica", in: Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics, VII (2005) 1, pp. 1-30.
Series/Report no.: Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics
VII (2005) 1
Abstract: 
The paper critically examines the metaethical position of J.L. Mackie as regards its influences on the recent debate, starting from the so–called error theory, through his treatment of scepticism and queerness. The aim is to clarify how we can assume an antirealistic position in ethics, believ-ing that there are no objective values and that ‘morality has to be invented’, and to evaluate the force of the arguments of Mackie, by focusing the attention on the important – and often ne-glected – influences on his thought of J. Locke, D. Hume and, particularly, E. Westermarck, with his epistemological and anthropological attitude to ethical enquiry.
Type: Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10077/5372
ISSN: 1825-5167
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