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22. Metaethics / C. Ethics Foundations / 1. Nature of Ethics / f. Ethical non-cognitivism

[there is no objective knowledge about ethics]

7 ideas
Whether nature is beautiful or orderly is entirely in relation to human imagination [Spinoza]
Morality is merely interpretations, which are extra-moral in origin [Nietzsche]
Philosophers hate values having an origin, and want values to be self-sufficient [Nietzsche]
There are no moral facts, and moralists believe in realities which do not exist [Nietzsche]
There are no moral phenomena, only interpretations, which have a non-moral basis [Nietzsche]
The 'error theory' of morals says there is no moral knowledge, because there are no moral facts [Mackie, by Engel]
Many reject 'moral realism' because they can't see any truthmakers for normative judgements [Heil]