Supervenience Revisited
Blackburn (Simon)
Source: Blackburn - Essays in Quasi-Realism
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    In this paper I return to the problem of relating the supervenience1 of the ethical on the natural, to the lack of logical relations between the two realms. I compare other cases, and discuss whether different strengths of modality2 render the ethical case unproblematic, so that the combination is no special difficulty for moral realism. I conclude that they do not, and that antirealism gives a superior explanation of the phenomena.

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