The Lewd, the Rude and the Nasty. A Study of Thick Concepts in Ethics.
Oxford University Press, 2013. 288p. Hardback. Series: Oxford Moral Theory. Vayrynen's book incorporates fascinating discussions on numerous meta-ethical issues that have gone unexamined in this review. Such topics include evaluation, variability, shapelessness, irreducibility, disentanglement, parochiality, and underdetermination. In step with the three arguments I have discussed, Vayrynen approaches these major topics with equal precision and attention to linguistic detail. As such, his book deserves careful study by ethicists and linguists alike. The Philosophical Quarterly |a 17/06/15 (Publisher's information).