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The nature of value : axiological investigations

Author: Ramon M Lemos
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©1995.
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One of the central theses of this book is that value is neither identical with nor reducible to psychological phenomena such as liking or disliking, preferring, evaluating, and valuing or disvaluing. He examines various kinds of value, the place of moral value within them, the ontological status of the bearers of value, and the relationship between morality and rationality. In clear writing he defines the issues he  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ramon M Lemos
ISBN: 0813013666 9780813013664
OCLC Number: 32049362
Description: xiii, 220 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Value and Psychological Phenomena. 1. Value, Valuing, and Evaluating. 2. Levels of Psychological Phenomena. 3. Terminological Remarks --
2. Ontological Categories and Bearers of Value. 1. States of Affairs, Propositions, and Facts. 2. States of Affairs as Bearers of Value. 3. Propositions as Bearers of Value. 4. Abstracta and Concreta as Bearers of Value --
3. Species of Value. 1. Intrinsic, Extrinsic, and Total Value. 2. Extrinsic Value and Utility. 3. Instrumental and Contributory Value. 4. Inherent Value --
4. Definition, Proof, and Knowledge of Intrinsic Value. 1. The Definability of Intrinsic Value. 2. Proof and Knowledge of Intrinsic Value --
5. Moral and Non-Moral Value. 1. Moral Concepts and Value Concepts. 2. The Value of Moral Objectives. 3. Theodicy --
6. Persons, Things, and Value. 1. Universals, Kinds, and Value. 2. Normality and Value. 3. Goodness and Excellence. 4. Good-Making Properties and Virtues. 5. Virtues and Vices. 6. Loving and Hating.
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