Definitions for metaethicsˌmɛt əˈɛθ ɪks, ˈmɛt əˌɛθ-

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met•a•eth•ics*ˌmɛt əˈɛθ ɪks, ˈmɛt əˌɛθ-(n.)

  1. the branch of ethics dealing with the meaning of ethical terms, the nature of moral discourse, and the foundations of morality.

    Category: Philosphy

* (usu. with a sing. v.).

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  1. metaethics(Noun)

    The descriptive study of philosophical ethical systems, especially with regard to their key concepts, techniques of reasoning and analysis, and linguistic conventions.


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