The ordinary concept of valuing

In Ernest Sosa & Enrique Villanueva (eds.), Metaethics. Wiley Periodicals. pp. 131-147 (2009)
Abstract
The concept of valuing plays an important role in the way we think about people’s attitudes toward the things they care about most. We invoke this concept in sentences like: I value your friendship. We need to find a leader who truly values political equality. To live a good life, one must always return to the things one values most. Yet there also seem to be cases in which a person has a strong desire for a particular object but in which we would not say that he or she ‘values’ this object. Thus, consider the typical heroin addict. It would sound wrong to say of such a person
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DOI 10.1111/j.1533-6077.2009.00162.x
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