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Manuel RebuschiCorresponding author

Czeżowski's Axiological Concepts as Full-Fledged Modalities.
We Must Either Make What Is Good, Or Become Revisionists

13/1 - Spring 2008, pages 103-110
Date of online publication: 15 June 2008
Date of publication: 01 June 2008


This short paper provides a tentative formalization of Czeżowski's ideas about axiological concepts: Good and Evil are conceived of as modalities rather than as predicates. A natural account of the resulting “ethical logic” appears to be very close to standard deontic logic. If one does not resolve to become an antirealist regarding moral values, a possible way out is to become a revisionist about deontology: convert to intuitionism or some other kind of revisionism in deontic logic, and remain classical in ethical logic.


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Rebuschi, Manuel. “Czeżowski's Axiological Concepts as Full-Fledged Modalities: We Must Either Make What Is Good, Or Become Revisionists.” Forum Philosophicum 13, no. 1 (2008): 103–10. doi:10.35765/forphil.2008.1301.07.


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