Emotion, Truth and Meaning In Defense of Ayer and Stevenson

The Emotive Theory was theory ahead of its time, and a theory which was, perhaps understandably, misinterpreted, misrepresented, and ridiculed by its critics from the outset. In Emotion, Truth and Meaning, Dr Wilks not only acquaints the reader with what the original emotivists actually claimed (and...

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Main Author: Wilks, Colin
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2002, 2002
Series:Library of Ethics and Applied Philosophy
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1. The Original Emotive Theory
  • 2. Criticism of the Original Emotive Theory
  • 3. Prescriptivity
  • 4. Universalisability
  • 5. Imagination, Sympathy and Decisions of Principle
  • 6. An Emotive Theory of Moral Psychology
  • 7. The Psychologically Filled-Out Theory
  • References
  • Author Index