The Scourge of Emotivism

Our Philosophical Doubts Have Led Us to Contempt

By Jason Kettinger | Jun 02, 2021 at 11:25 AM

Emotivism is a philosophy which posits that all claims of truth are motivated exclusively by the pursuit of power. This is also sometimes called the “boo-hurrah” philosophy, because the one who holds it can “deconstruct” any other person’s truth claim, by “explaining” what they really mean, and why they truly are holding any position.