In Sergio Tenenbaum (ed.), Desire, Practical Reason, and the Good. Oxford University Press. pp. 234 (2010)

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Philip Clark
University of Toronto, Mississauga
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Argues i) that part of what it is to understand what is being asked, when we ask whether something is good, is being able to distinguish stopping points in a series of "Why?" questions, and ii) that this ability explains how we can reason from observable facts to conclusions about value.
Keywords ethics  value  desirability  desirability characterizations  facts and values
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