Monism and Pluralism

In Guy Fletcher (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Well-Being. Routledge. pp. 331-41 (2016)
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Eden Lin
Ohio State University
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I argue that the distinction between monism and pluralism about well-being should be understood in terms of explanation: the monist affirms (but the pluralist denies) that whenever two particular things are basically good for you, the explanation of their basic goodness for you is the same. I then consider a number of arguments for monism and a number of arguments for pluralism.
Keywords Well-Being  Welfare  Monism  Pluralism  Value  Axiology  Objective List Theory
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