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We can explain what we value naturally. Beware of nouns! </li><li>Can we get things morally wrong? Yes  examples given; but there s a distinction between alleged values and correct values. </li><li>Languages and practices  keeping what matters  Wittgenstein and Durkheim. </li><li>John Robinson was <U>not</U> an atheist, and not an anti-realist. </li><li>There are moral facts, but not moral properties. </li></ol></P> <FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><BR><HR><h3 class = "Left">In-Page Footnotes:</h3><a name="On-Page_Link_923_1"></A><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_923_1"><B>Footnote 1</B></A></U>: My notes are not very full, and my memory of the session is now substantially gone. 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