Some groundwork for a multidimensional axiology

Philosophical Studies 154 (3):389 - 408 (2011)
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By distinguishing between contributory values and overall value, and by arguing that contributory values are variable values insofar as they contribute diminishing marginal overall value, this article helps to establish the superiority of a certain kind of maximizing, value-pluralist axiology over both sufficientarianism and prioritarianism, as well as over all varieties of value-monism, including utilitarianism and pure egalitarianism
Keywords Value-pluralism  Utilitarianism  Prioritarianism  Egalitarianism  Sufficientarianism
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DOI 10.1007/s11098-010-9557-5
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