Thick and Thin Concepts
Published Online: 1 FEB 2013
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The International Encyclopedia of Ethics
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Kirchin, S. 2013. Thick and Thin Concepts. The International Encyclopedia of Ethics. .
- Published Online: 1 FEB 2013
Many issues that drive modern metaethics are found in the debates that focus on thick and thin concepts (see Metaethics). We will begin with brief definitions of these concepts, before following with a short history of the distinction. We will end by discussing three of the many questions they prompt.
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