The open-texture of moral concepts
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Published by Barnes & Noble Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Ethics.

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementJ. M. Brennan.
LC ClassificationsBJ1012 .B65 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination171 p. ;
Number of Pages171
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5065434M
ISBN 100064906566
LC Control Number74031826

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  Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The open-texture of moral concepts by J. M. Brennan, , Barnes & Noble Books edition, in EnglishCited by: Book Reviews: John M. Brennan, The Open-Texture of Moral York: Barnes & Noble, Pp. , not indexed, $ By: Terrance C. McConnell McConnell, T.C. () Book Review of: J.M. Brennan’s The Open-Texture of Moral Concepts (Barnes & Noble, ), in The Journal of Value Inquiry 13 (Fall), pp. Made available courtesy of Springer . "The Open-Texture of Moral Concepts," by John M. Brennan. [REVIEW] Robert J. Henle - - Modern Schoolman 55 (4) details Moral Concepts in Meta-Ethics. Over 10 million scientific documents at your fingertips. Switch Edition. Academic Edition; Corporate Edition; Home; Impressum; Legal information; Privacy statement.

Since many do want to hold that moral judgments are objective and still reject naturalism (usually because of Moore's arguments), the task that Brennan sets for himself is important and ambitious — the task of sketching a novel theory concerning the nature of moral judgments. J.M. Brennan’s The Open-Texture of Moral Concepts [book review]. The Open Texture of Moral Concepts. [REVIEW] S. C. A. - - Review of Metaphysics 32 (2) details This new addition to the series New Studies in Practical Philosophy edited by W. D. Hudson is a study of deontic moral judgment, in particular of moral concepts which embody standards for the assessment of claims to right or wrong actions. If moral judgements are cognitive and claim interpersonal validity, we ought to be able to reach rational solutions to moral problems and to resolve ethical disagreements. This suggests certain other general, and more fundamental, questions: e.g., when is a claim justified? or, when can we say that the solution of a problem has been found?Cited by: 1. critique of ‘the received theory of law’s open texture’: David Lyons, Open Texture and the Possibility of Legal Interpretation, Law and Philosophy 18 (), pp. – 2 Frederick Author: Dawid Bunikowski.

Moral education has never been easy but doing it in a context of diverse cultural, ethnic, racial, religious and experiential backgrounds emphasizes certain particular problems. This context further includes a commitment to pluralism. The most difficult problems that arise in this context stem from an apparent conflict between our commitments to education and to pluralism. I seek . Kovesi and the Formal and Material Elements of Concepts. Brennan, J. (). The open-texture of moral concepts. London: Macmillan. This is a .  , The Open-Texture of Moral Concepts (New York: Barnes and Noble, ). 24 A similar argument is developed by MacIntyre, Alasdair in ‘ How Can We Learn what Veritatis Splendor Has to Teach? ’ The Thomist 58 (), – ; see in particular –Cited by: 2. THE OPEN TEXTURE OF MORAL TERMS JOHN M. BRENNAN Relating the idea of "open texture" to moral concepts in this rigorous analysis, J. M. Brennan emerges with a plausible solution to the continuing debate betvween the prescriptivists and the descriptivists. pages $ BARNES taRNOBLE 10 East 53d Street, New York, N. Y