Journal of Value Inquiry 35 (2):269-273 (2001)

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Basil Smith
Saddleback College
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In Morality Without Foundations, Mark Timmons argues that moral judgments (e.g. “cruelty is wrong”) have what he calls “evaluative assertoric content,” and so, are true or false. However, I argue that, even if correct, this argument renders moral truth or falsity mysterious.
Keywords Moral Realism  Moral Truth  Moral Contextualism  Moral Skepticism  Moral Twin Earth  Expressivism
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DOI 10.1023/A:1010301209296
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