This Handbook surveys the contemporary state of the burgeoning field of metaethics. Forty-four chapters, all written exclusively for this volume, provide expert introductions to:
This is essential reading for anyone with a serious interest in metaethics, from those coming to it for the first time to those actively pursuing research in the field.
"This is a superb collection, edited by two of the leading lights in the field. This volume provides a splendid view of the rich and varied terrain of contemporary metaethics, with contributions by an all-star roster of philosophers. Those looking to familiarize themselves with what is happening in metaethics today need look no further than this immensely helpful handbook."
--Russ Shafer-Landau, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
"This is an extremely valuable, comprehensive volume of essays on metaethics. The contributors, whether veterans or new voices, provide knowledgeable and original perspectives on just about every aspect of contemporary metaethical theory."
-Jamie Dreier, Brown University
Introduction: The Nature and Explanatory Ambitions of Metaethics
Tristram McPherson, and David Plunkett
I. Central Organizing Options in Metaethics
II. Central Problems and Strategies in Metaethics
Matthew S. Bedke
David Faraci and Tristram McPherson
Errol Lord and David Plunkett
Connie S. Rosati
Karen Jones and Francois Schroeter
Matt Lutz and Jacob Ross
III. The status and methodology of metaethics
Laura Schroeter and Francois Schroeter
Nicholas Laskowski and Stephen Finlay
Karl Schafer and Doug Kremm