Promoting Value?

Joseph Raz

in From Normativity to Responsibility

Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780199693818
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191731907 | DOI:
Promoting Value?

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The chapter explores some possible relations between the thesis that reasons have to do with the promotion of value and the thesis that they have to do with maximising values. Some versions of both are criticised, and a modest role for maximisation in a limited domain is indicated.

Keywords: Value; maximisation; promotion of value

Chapter.  7532 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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