A role for normativismDouven, I. E. J., Oct-2011, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 34, 5, p. 252-253 2 p.
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Elqayam & Evans (E&E) argue against prescriptive normativism and in favor of descriptivism. I challenge the assumption, implicit in their article, that there is a choice to be made between the two approaches. While descriptivism may be the right approach for some questions, others call for a normativist approach. To illustrate the point, I briefly discuss two questions of the latter sort.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Behavioral and Brain Sciences|
|Publication status||Published - Oct-2011|