Expression for Expressivists

  title={Expression for Expressivists},
  author={Mark Schroeder},
Expressivism’s central idea is that normative sentences bear the same relation to non-cognitive attitudes that ordinary descriptive sentences bear to beliefs: the expression relation. Allan Gibbard tells us that ‘‘that words express judgments will be accepted by almost everyone’’ – the distinctive contribution of expressivism, his claim goes, is only a view about what kind of judgments words express. But not every account of the expression relation is equally suitable for the expressivist’s… CONTINUE READING

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