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Published: 07 November 2013

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780199314751

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The Lewd, the Rude and the Nasty

A Study of Thick Concepts in Ethics

Pekka Vayrynen

Oxford Moral Theory

  • Offers a fresh and innovative new theory of thick concepts in ethics
  • Defends the controversial thesis that thick terms and concepts are not inherently evaluative in meaning but convey evaluation only pragmatically
  • Establishes the agenda and new standards of rigor for work on thick concepts

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