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Published: 01 November 2016

288 Pages | 1 illus.

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780190649630

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Confusion of Tongues

A Theory of Normative Language

Stephen Finlay

Oxford Moral Theory

  • Presents a new semantic theory
  • Challenges philosophical orthodoxy that normative concepts are unanalyzable
  • Has significant implications for the possibility and nature of normative ethics
  • Brings a linguistic methodology to metaethical theory

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