The Ethical Theory of Emotivism - how Does Emotion Influence Our Moral Decisions
Are morals based on emotion?
For moral statements to be pure emotion is an emotive view of ethics. Emotivists believe that moral decisions or statement should be made based on emotion. A philosopher who believed very strongly in the emotivist theory was G.E Moore. Moore states that when people use the term 'right' or 'wrong' they are stating there feelings towards the action issued. However since different persons have different feelings. The conclusion of moral decision cannot be either 'right' or 'wrong' but both.
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