Moral Skepticism

Authored by: Matt Lutz , Jacob Ross

The Routledge Handbook of Metaethics

Print publication date:  August  2017
Online publication date:  August  2017

Print ISBN: 9781138812208
eBook ISBN: 9781315213217
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Most people think they know right from wrong. While there may be certain moral gray areas where there is room for reasonable disagreement, we generally think we know many moral truths—for example, that murder, torture, and rape are morally wrong, and that helping the needy is morally good. But are these claims to moral knowledge defensible?

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