Expressing Our Attitudes: Explanation and Expression in Ethics, Volume 2

2016.08.34 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Mark Schroeder, Expressing Our Attitudes: Explanation and Expression in Ethics, Volume 2, Oxford University Press, 2015, 266pp.,
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2016.08.34 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Mark Schroeder, Expressing Our Attitudes: Explanation and Expression in Ethics, Volume 2, Oxford University Press, 2015, 266pp., $70.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780198714149. Reviewed by Nate Charlow, University of Toronto Over the last decade -- owing largely to renewed philosophical interest in discourse what probably or likely or must be the case -- Expressivism has been revitalized as an empirical thesis about the semantics of natural language. The basic ideas -- for instance, the idea that to think that φ is probable is to exceed a certain threshold confidence in φ, rather than to bear the relation of outright belief to the propositional content that it is probable that φ, or the idea that one's confidence in an indicative conditional p → q equals one's conditional confidence in q given φ, rather than one's confidence in the truth of a conditional proposition -- have been in place for many decades now (especially. . .

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