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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
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Role:
Author
Journal:
MIND
Volume:
118
Issue:
469
Pages:
1-30
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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EISSN:
1460-2113
ISSN:
0026-4423
Source identifiers:
145628
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:145628
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uuid:abaa2144-5983-4c60-89d1-bef45eba2e04
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pubs:145628
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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