Norms and Negation: A Problem for Gibbard’s Logic

Philosophical Quarterly 51 (202):60-75 (2001)
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Abstract

A difficulty is exposed in Allan Gibbard's solution to the embedding/Frege-Geach problem, namely that the difference between refusing to accept a normative judgement and accepting its negation is ignored. This is shown to undermine the whole solution.

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