Revolutionary Expressivism

Sebastian Koehler*, Michael Ridge

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While the meta-ethical error theory has been of philosophical interest for some time now, only recently a debate has emerged about the question what is to be done if the error theory turns out to be true. This paper argues for a novel answer to this question, namely revolutionary expressivism: if the error theory is true, we should become expressivists. Additionally, the paper explores certain important but largely ignored methodological issues that arise for reforming definitions generally and with a vengeance in the context of a radical error theory about all practical normative judgements, and suggests how these issues can be resolved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)428-449
Number of pages22
JournalRatio: An international journal of analytic philosophy
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2013


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