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No good fit: why the fitting attitude analysis of value fails

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Understanding value in terms of fitting attitudes is all the rage these days. According to this fitting attitude analysis of value (FA-analysis for short) what is good is what it is fitting to favour in some sense. Many aspects of the FA-analysis have been discussed. In particular, a lot of discussion has been concerned with the wrong-reason objection: it can be fitting to have an attitude towards something for reasons that have nothing to do with the value the thing has in itself. Much less ...

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10.1093/mind/fzn151

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Jesus College
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Mind Journal website
Volume:
118
Issue:
469
Pages:
1-30
Publication date:
2009-01-05
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EISSN:
1460-2113
ISSN:
0026-4423
URN:
uuid:879d312a-f9f0-4757-bc0c-9ed072cd68a7
Local pid:
ora:4779
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English
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