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Similar spelling: Emotive may refer to: eMOTIVe, a 2004 rock album by A Perfect Circle Emotive, a sociological term Similar spelling: emotiv, a company which develops mind-computer interfaces Category: ... A Perfect Circle (often referred to as APC) was an alternative rock supergroup, formed by guitarist Billy Howerdel. ... “Emotional expressions,” also “emotives” called are an effort by the speaker to offer an interpretation of something that is observable to no other actor (Reddy 1997). ... Sociology is the study of the social lives of humans, groups and societies. ...

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BBC - h2g2 - What Truth, If Any, Is There In Emotivism? (1326 words)
Emotivism, however, is the doctrine that preaches that ethical language is always used simply to express feelings, and that there are no cases where it is alluding to something beyond these feelings or some objective truths about morality.
Emotivism was founded as a direct result of verificationism, which denies that there can be any facts other than those that are a priori and those that are empirically verifiable.
Attempts to deny emotivism frequently fail to level with the reasoning behind it, and usually fail to show what is meant by an ethical claim, if it is not a reference to some demonstrable fact.
Non-cognitivism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (908 words)
Emotivism, while not necessarily non-cognitive, is generally defended as a non-cognitive theory.
Statements such as "helping people is good" can be paraphrased as "Hooray for helping people!" A close cousin of emotivism, developed by R.
A person saying that killing is wrong presumably has some negative emotional reaction when confronted with the concept of killing; the statement of its wrongness can thus be construed as a direct consequence of this reaction.
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