Axiomathes 32 (2):291-319 (2022)

Authors
Erich Rast
New University of Lisbon
Abstract
According to the mixed lexicographic/additive account of ‘better than’ and similar aggregative value comparatives like ‘healthier than’, values are multidimensional and different aspects of a value are aggregated into an overall assessment in a lexicographic way, based on an ordering of value aspects. It is argued that this theory can account for an acceptable definition of Chang’s notion of parity and that it also offers a solution to Temkin’s and Rachels’s Spectrum Cases without giving up the transitivity of overall betterness. Formal details and proofs are provided in an “Appendix”.
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
ISBN(s)
DOI 10.1007/s10516-020-09525-4
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Translate to english
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 70,307
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

Reasons and Persons.Derek Parfit - 1984 - Oxford University Press.
Vagueness.Timothy Williamson - 1994 - London and New York: Routledge.
Utilitarianism.J. S. Mill - 1861 - Oxford University Press UK.
Weighing Lives.John Broome - 2004 - Oxford University Press.

View all 48 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

About Multidimensional Spaces.Alexander Klimets - 2004 - Physics of Consciousness and Life,Cosmology and Astrophysics 4 (3):41-44.
Measurement and Interadjective Comparisons.R. van Rooij - 2011 - Journal of Semantics 28 (3):335-358.
A Consequentialist Account of Narveson’s Dictum.John Cusbert & Robyn Kath - 2019 - Philosophical Studies 176 (7):1693-1709.
Towards a Multidimensional, Environmentalist Ethic.Alan Carter - 2011 - Environmental Values 20 (3):347-374.
Rethinking the Social Action Through the Perspective of Multidimensional Education.Gabriel Gorghiu - 2015 - Revista Romaneasca pentru Educatie Multidimensionala 7 (2):9-16.
Moral Theory and Global Population.Alan Carter - 1999 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 99 (3):289–313.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2020-10-24

Total views
23 ( #493,065 of 2,507,870 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
8 ( #89,094 of 2,507,870 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes