I am grateful to the audience at the 2012 Ratio Conference at Reading University for helpful comments and criticisms of the talk on which this paper is based. I am also grateful to Niklas Möller, and to various participants in Ethics Group and Metaethics seminars at Cambridge, for insightful discussions of related issues.
A Distinction Without a Difference? Good Advice for Moral Error Theorists†
Article first published online: 3 OCT 2013
© 2013 John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Special Issue: Irrealism in Ethics. Edited by Bart Streumer
Volume 26, Issue 4, pages 373–390, December 2013
How to Cite
Lillehammer, H. (2013), A Distinction Without a Difference? Good Advice for Moral Error Theorists. Ratio, 26: 373–390. doi: 10.1111/rati.12028
- Issue published online: 27 OCT 2013
- Article first published online: 3 OCT 2013
This paper explores the prospects of different forms of moral error theory. It is argued that only a suitably local error theory would make good sense of the fact that it is possible to give and receive genuinely good moral advice.