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Emotivism Differ from Simple Ethical Subjectivism

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How does emotivism differ from simple ethical subjectivism? What implications arise from taking this theory seriously? Consider one of those implications in light of the objections Rachels raises, as well as what Hume has to say about it (which would be contrary to Rachels).

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How does emotivism differ from simple ethical subjectivism? What implications arise from taking this theory seriously? Consider one of those implications in light of the objections Rachels raises, as well as what Hume has to say about it (which would be contrary to Rachels).

Emotivism is an ethical theory that claims that ethical statements can never be true or false. All ideas and value statements are subjective and are bound in feeling not in fact. An individual can claim that a certain action makes them feel badly. However, they can never claim that any action is wrong or right, good or bad. Emotivists claim that feelings, language ...

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