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Jun 14, 2011 If chemists can elminate "having no parts" from the definition of an atom, ethicists can eliminate "categorical prescriptivity" from moral terms.

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Sense and Prescriptivity Kathrin Glüer Abstract Unruly speakers
The Origin of Queerness of Moral Value
Brink do not deny the objectivity nor the prescriptivity of moral facts. Brink's disagreement with Mackie was over the origin of the prescriptivity of objective values.
Prescriptivism and fairness
universalizabih'ty requirement) it also leads to action (the prescriptivity requirement). of the universalizability and prescriptivity of moral judgements.
Normativity and Correctness: A Reply to Hattiangadi
In Defence of Internalism in the Language of Morals

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Essays on John Mackie's Moral Error Theory
About 'objective prescriptivity', Mackie writes: Plato's Forms give a dramatic picture of what objective values would have to be.

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Prescriptivity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prescriptivity is a term used in meta-ethics to state that when an evaluative judgment or decision is made it must either prescribe or condemn.
Atheist Ethicist: Moral "Ought" and Prescriptivity
Jun 14, 2011 But, if you are assigning qualities to "the greatest good for the greatest number" ( e.g.
Atheist Ethicist: Categorical Prescriptivity and the Meaning of Moral
Sense and Prescriptivity Kathrin Glüer Abstract Unruly speakers
prescriptivity - Wiktionary
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