Value theory

In David Copp (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Ethical Theory. Oxford University Press. pp. 357--379 (2006)

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Thomas Hurka
University of Toronto, St. George Campus
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This chapter surveys a variety of views about which states of affairs are intrinsically good, that is, in themselves or apart from their consequences. It considers the claims to intrinsic value of such states of individuals as pleasure, the fulfillment of desire, knowledge, achievement, moral virtue, and personal relationships; the different ways such goods can be compared and aggregated both within and across individual lives; and the possibility, given a principle of “organic unities,” of goods located in wholes larger than individual lives, such as complex ecosystems.
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