Philosophical Studies

, Volume 127, Issue 1, pp 109–166 | Cite as

A Darwinian Dilemma for Realist Theories of Value

  • Sharon StreetEmail author


Realist Theory Darwinian Dilemma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyNew York UniversityNew YorkUSA

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