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Leslie Allan
La Trobe University
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As a non-cognitivist analysis of moral language, Charles Stevenson's sophisticated emotivism is widely regarded by moral philosophers as a substantial improvement over its historical antecedent, radical emotivism. None the less, it has come in for its share of criticism. In this essay, Leslie Allan responds to the key philosophical objections to Stevenson's thesis, arguing that the criticisms levelled against his meta-ethical theory rest largely on a too hasty reading of his works.
Keywords emotivism  stevenson  language  normative  descriptivist  meta-ethical  meaning  illocutionary  objectivist  subjectivism
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