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On standing one's ground

Sinclair, Neil

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Professor of Philosophy


I provide a positive expressivist account of the permissibility of ‘standing one’s ground’ in some cases of moral conflict, based in part on an illustrative analogy with political disputes. This account suffices to undermine Enoch’s recent argument against expressivism.


Sinclair, N. (2014). On standing one's ground. Analysis, 74(3),

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Jul 1, 2014
Deposit Date Jul 24, 2014
Publicly Available Date Jul 24, 2014
Journal Analysis
Electronic ISSN 0003-2638
Publisher Red de Servicios Profesionales
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 74
Issue 3
Keywords Expressivism; moral disagreement; moral attitudes.
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Additional Information This is a pre-copyedited, author-produced PDF of an article accepted for publication in Analysis following peer review. The definitive publisher-authenticated version: Sinclair, N., On standing one's ground, Analysis, 74(3) (2014), 422-431, is available online at:


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