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Unformatted text preview: Error Theory When ordinary people talk of right/ wrong they mean an objective claim Moral skepticism Argument from Queerness Ethical value has to call to us/ influence us; its not inert Objective values are strange because they arent independent of our attitudes- they influence our attitudes Response of Objectivist: For something to be of value it influences our attitudes, but its value is not made such by our attitudes Metaphysical argument from Queerness Very basic nature of values If there were morally objective values, then we would have to have a special moral 6 th sense, and we dont have one Do we have to have this sense? Do we have an economic sense? A biological sense? P. 503-504 Argument from Relativity...
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- Fall '07