Value Matters :

Rescher, Nicholas.

Value Matters : Studies in Axiology. - 1 online resource (140 pages) - Practical Philosophy Ser. ; v.8 . - Practical Philosophy Ser. .

Intro -- Title -- Contents -- PREFACE -- Chapter 1 BY THE STANDARDS OF THEIR DAY -- Chapter 2 ON THE IMPORT AND RATIONALE OF VALUE ATTRIBUTION -- Chapter 3 NOMIC HIERARCHIES AND PROBLEMS OF RELATIVISM -- Chapter 4 IS REASONING ABOUT VALUES VICIOUSLY CIRCULAR? -- Chapter 5 RATIONAL ECONOMY AND THE EVOLUTIONARY IMPETUS -- Chapter 6 EVALUATION AND THE FALLACY OF RESPECT NEGLECT -- Chapter 7 CREDIT FOR MAKING A DISCOVERY -- Chapter 8 OPTIMALISM AND THE RATIONALITY OF THE REAL (ON THE PROSPECT OF AXIOLOGICAL EXPLANATION) -- Chapter 9 THE REVOLT AGAINST ABSOLUTES IN TWENTIETH CENTURY AMERICAN PHILOSOPHY -- NOTES.

The aim of the series is to publish high-quality studies in English or German that deal with topics in practical philosophy from a broadly analytic perspective. These include questions in meta-ethics, normative ethics and ‛applied' ethics, as well as in political philosophy, philosophy of law and the philosophy of action.

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Values.


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