Unformatted text preview: 2. Ayers Emotivism-• Ethical concepts are unanalyzable, pseudo concepts without factual content • Now days ethics may be able to be linked to science but not in the days of AJ Ayer • Can normal ethical concepts be reduced to scientific statements- Ayer says they cannot b/c you run into problems • Words like wrong are only emotional responses to things they are not verifiable...
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- Fall '08
- Philosophy, Logical positivism, EthicsAJ Ayer, scientific statements- Ayer, 20th century philosopher