Axiological Appraisals and Alternative Possibilities

Ishtiyaque Haji

in Reason’s Debt to Freedom

Published in print July 2012 | ISBN: 9780199899203
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199949885 | DOI:
Axiological Appraisals and Alternative Possibilities

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This chapter defends the view that the truth of various judgments of intrinsic value is essentially tied to our having objective reasons, and so the truth of such judgments presupposes that we have alternatives as well.

Keywords: alternative possibilities; aretaic appraisals; attitudinal pleasure; axiological appraisals; objective reasons; intrinsic value

Chapter.  9143 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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