Stevenson summary notes

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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHL275H1
Professor
Bialystock
Semester
Fall

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Stevenson Summary NotesEmotive MeaningThere are no ethical truths although there are ethical facts they do not hold for everybodyTrouble with defining good so he comes up with three criteria for defining itStevensons three criteriaoWhether something is good or not should be possible for informed people to disagree on what is good Topic for intelligent disagreementoMagnetism compels or attracts you to act a certain wayoWhatever is good should not be discovered solely through scientific method value is something you cant measure scientificallyHe says we use language in a descriptive and dynamic wayoDescriptive is reporting something like a belief and by doing this youre not getting them to share this belief but you are just telling them like giving them factsoDynamic is when you are not reporting something but you are trying to persuade someone to share your v
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