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- Non-cognitivism is a variety of irrealism about ethics with a number of influential variants.
- Non-cognitivism is the view that ethical sentences do not express propositions; instead they express something else, such as emotions or recommendations.
- Non-cognitivism is the meta-ethical view that moral statements lack truth-value and do not assert propositions.
- Non-cognitivism was fairly widely advocated in the middle of this century.
- Non-cognitivism encompasses: Emotivism, defended by A.J. Ayer and C.L. Stevenson, which holds that ethical sentences serve merely to express emotions.
- Non-cognitivism is the meta-ethical view that ethical sentences (e.g.
- Non-cognitivism, which holds that ethical sentences are neither true nor false because they do not assert genuine propositions.
- Now we can make a similar sort of criticism of non-cognitivism.
- One argument against non-cognitivism is that it ignores the external causes of emotional and prescriptive reactions.
- The second argument is not conclusively in non-cognitivism favor, but it may make non-cognitivism seem more reasonable.
- A similar argument against non-cognitivism is that of ethical argument.
- The latter view, that ethical sentences express propositions, is called cognitivism: see cognitivism (ethics) and non-cognitivism.
- One variety of non-cognitivism is called Emotivism.
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