Choosing Normative Concepts

Oxford University Press (2017)

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Matti Eklund
Uppsala University
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The concepts we use to value and prescribe are historically contingent, and we could have found ourselves with others. But what does it mean to say that some concepts are better than others for purposes of action-guiding and deliberation? What is it to choose between different normative conceptual frameworks?
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