expressivist

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  • expressivist — 1. adjective Pertaining to or advocating expressivism, the doctrine that the primary function of moral sentences and sensation sentences (like I am in pain ) is to express an evaluative attitude, rather than stating a fact See Also:… …   Wiktionary

  • experiential-expressivist —  Эмпирически значимый …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Expressivism — in meta ethics is a theory about the meaning of moral language. According to expressivism, sentences that employ moral terms–for example, “It is wrong to torture an innocent human being”–are not descriptive or fact stating; moral terms such as… …   Wikipedia

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  • realism — /ree euh liz euhm/, n. 1. interest in or concern for the actual or real, as distinguished from the abstract, speculative, etc. 2. the tendency to view or represent things as they really are. 3. Fine Arts. a. treatment of forms, colors, space, etc …   Universalium

  • Colin Falck — (born 14 July 1934) is a literary critic and poet. He was associate professor in Modern literature at York College of Pennsylvania. In 1962 Falck co founded the influential postwar British poetry magazine The Review with Oxford University… …   Wikipedia

  • non-cognitivism — A common but potentially misleading title for projectivist, expressivist, emotive, or prescriptive theories of ethics. A state of mind is non cognitive if it involves no cognition or knowledge of any kind. A pure example might be a sensation such …   Philosophy dictionary

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  • Ingram Marshall — (born May 10, 1942 in Mount Vernon, New York) is an American composer and a former student of Vladimir Ussachevsky and Morton Subotnick. Though the composer uses the term expressivist to describe his music, he is often associated with post… …   Wikipedia

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