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Stevenson, Charles Leslie (1908–79)

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10.4324/9780415249126-L129-1
DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-L129-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 1998
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Stevenson’s major contribution to philosophy was his development of emotivism, a theory of ethical language according to which moral judgments do not state any sort of fact, but rather express the moral emotions of the speaker and attempt to influence others.

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Dreier, James. Stevenson, Charles Leslie (1908–79), 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-L129-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis, https://www.rep.routledge.com/articles/biographical/stevenson-charles-leslie-1908-79/v-1.
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