Definition of Metaethics

1. Noun. (ethics) The descriptive study of philosophical ethical systems, especially with regard to their key concepts, techniques of reasoning and analysis, and linguistic conventions. ¹



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Definition of Metaethics

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Metaethics

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Literary usage of Metaethics

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1. Liberty And Justice by Tibor R. Machan (2006)
"... 2001) and also in "metaethics and Teleology," Review of Metaphysics (September 2001). ..."

2. The Business of Commerce: Examining an Honorable Profession by James Chesher, Tibor R. Machan (1999)
"... namely, prosperity.16 Deontological metaethics is deficient precisely because it rejects the connection between right conduct and certain natural ends ..."

3. Initiative: Human Agency and Society by Tibor R. Machan (2000)
"These features of Aristotle's ethics—or rather metaethics—appear to place Aristotle's version ..."

4. A Matter of Size: Triennial Review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative by National Research Council (U.S.), National Academy Press (U.S. (2006)
"... and metaethics, which seeks to elevate the psychological underpinnings of military nanotechnology from the tacit to the explicit. ..."

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