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The Resource Value reasoning : on the pragmatic rationality of evaluation, Nicholas Rescher, (electronic book)

Value reasoning : on the pragmatic rationality of evaluation, Nicholas Rescher, (electronic book)

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Value reasoning : on the pragmatic rationality of evaluation
Title
Value reasoning
Title remainder
on the pragmatic rationality of evaluation
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Rescher
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Author
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Language
eng
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Rescher, Nicholas
Dewey number
144/.3
Index
index present
LC call number
B832
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
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  • Pragmatism
  • Reasoning
Label
Value reasoning : on the pragmatic rationality of evaluation, Nicholas Rescher, (electronic book)
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Value Reasoning; Preface; Contents; Part I General Principles; 1 Value Basics; Stage Setting; Approaches to Evaluation; Value Theory; Notes; 2 Value Attribution; Intrinsic Value; Sidelining G.E. More; Tertiary Properties; Values as Tertiary Properties; Consequences of Seeing Values as Tertiary Dispositions; Values Are Non-subjective; Values Are Factual; Values Are Attributive; Values Are Relational and Mind-Invoking (But Not Mind-dependent); Values Are Dispositional; Values Are Non-anthropocentric; Value as Beneficiary Coordinated?
  • Paramount Consequences of Seeing Values as Tertiary DispositionsValues and Reason; Notes; 3 Rational Choice and Value Complementarity; Value Complementarity; Approaches to Resolving Aspectival Tension; Satisficing; Optimizing; Perfecting (and its impracticability); Perfection Is Not on Offer; Notes; 4 Integration Problems; Multi-Factorial Evaluation; Value Trade-Offs and the E Factor; Effecting Compression; Case-by-Case Contextualism; 5 On Compound Evaluation; The Problem of Multiple Aspects; Different Modes of Compounding; What We have is Apparently a Mix of the Two Preceding Patterns
  • Two-Item Comparisons: Issues of Precedence and Tie-BreakingComplementary Merits and Excluded Combinations; Multi-Factorial Comparisons (Evaluation vs. Valuation); The Pragmatic Dimension; Note; 6 Rationality Issues; Functional Hierarchies; The Universality of Reason; From Rationality to Objectivity; The Impetus of Interests; The Personal Aspect; The Principle of Normative Generality; Sidelining Subjectivity; The Case of Cognition; On the Rationale of Rationality; Contextualism Is Not Indifferentist Relativism; The Impetus of Interests; Notes; 7 Rational Choice and Merit Complementarity
  • Levels of Aspiration in Decision-MakingSatisficing; Optimizing; Perfecting; Merit Complementarity and the Infeasibility of Perfectionism; Optimalism as the Optimal Policy; 8 Circularity Issues; The Problem of Circularity; Thematic Homogeneity; The Fact-Value Gap?; Notes; Part II Cognitive Evaluation; 9 Relational Value; 10 Evaluating Cognitive Significance; Assessing Importance; Importance as Objective; Notes; 11 Epistemic Evaluation; The Idea of Epistemic Merit; Tension among Positivities; Erotetic Merit; Procedural Merit; Conclusion; Note; 12 Allocating Scientific Credit
  • Scientific ImportanceThe Actual as Surrogate for the Ideal; The Possibility-Elimination Approach; Notes; 13 Evaluating Contention Tenacity; Weakest Link Determination and the Centrality of Right of Way Precedence; A Crucial Inversion; Summary; Notes; Conclusion; About the Author; Bibliography; Author Index; Subject Index
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unknown
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1 online resource.
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319541396
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reformatting quality
preservation
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ocn993671628
Label
Value reasoning : on the pragmatic rationality of evaluation, Nicholas Rescher, (electronic book)
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Value Reasoning; Preface; Contents; Part I General Principles; 1 Value Basics; Stage Setting; Approaches to Evaluation; Value Theory; Notes; 2 Value Attribution; Intrinsic Value; Sidelining G.E. More; Tertiary Properties; Values as Tertiary Properties; Consequences of Seeing Values as Tertiary Dispositions; Values Are Non-subjective; Values Are Factual; Values Are Attributive; Values Are Relational and Mind-Invoking (But Not Mind-dependent); Values Are Dispositional; Values Are Non-anthropocentric; Value as Beneficiary Coordinated?
  • Paramount Consequences of Seeing Values as Tertiary DispositionsValues and Reason; Notes; 3 Rational Choice and Value Complementarity; Value Complementarity; Approaches to Resolving Aspectival Tension; Satisficing; Optimizing; Perfecting (and its impracticability); Perfection Is Not on Offer; Notes; 4 Integration Problems; Multi-Factorial Evaluation; Value Trade-Offs and the E Factor; Effecting Compression; Case-by-Case Contextualism; 5 On Compound Evaluation; The Problem of Multiple Aspects; Different Modes of Compounding; What We have is Apparently a Mix of the Two Preceding Patterns
  • Two-Item Comparisons: Issues of Precedence and Tie-BreakingComplementary Merits and Excluded Combinations; Multi-Factorial Comparisons (Evaluation vs. Valuation); The Pragmatic Dimension; Note; 6 Rationality Issues; Functional Hierarchies; The Universality of Reason; From Rationality to Objectivity; The Impetus of Interests; The Personal Aspect; The Principle of Normative Generality; Sidelining Subjectivity; The Case of Cognition; On the Rationale of Rationality; Contextualism Is Not Indifferentist Relativism; The Impetus of Interests; Notes; 7 Rational Choice and Merit Complementarity
  • Levels of Aspiration in Decision-MakingSatisficing; Optimizing; Perfecting; Merit Complementarity and the Infeasibility of Perfectionism; Optimalism as the Optimal Policy; 8 Circularity Issues; The Problem of Circularity; Thematic Homogeneity; The Fact-Value Gap?; Notes; Part II Cognitive Evaluation; 9 Relational Value; 10 Evaluating Cognitive Significance; Assessing Importance; Importance as Objective; Notes; 11 Epistemic Evaluation; The Idea of Epistemic Merit; Tension among Positivities; Erotetic Merit; Procedural Merit; Conclusion; Note; 12 Allocating Scientific Credit
  • Scientific ImportanceThe Actual as Surrogate for the Ideal; The Possibility-Elimination Approach; Notes; 13 Evaluating Contention Tenacity; Weakest Link Determination and the Centrality of Right of Way Precedence; A Crucial Inversion; Summary; Notes; Conclusion; About the Author; Bibliography; Author Index; Subject Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319541396
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reformatting quality
preservation
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ocn993671628

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