The Value Of Rationality

Author: Ralph Wedgwood
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0192523732
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The central claim of the book is that rationality is a normative concept. This claim is defended against some recent objections. Normative concepts are to be explained in terms of values (not in terms of 'ought' or reasons).

Intellectual Pursuits

Author: Bernard Barber
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780847688609
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While these two values are basically supportive of science and objective
scholarship in the university, they also, ... The value of rationality results in the
critical approach to all the phenomena of human existence in the attempt to
reduce them to ...

The Glorious Koran

Author: John Kekes
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780873953566
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value. "The irrational 'is t insists that emotions and s- . - . passions rather than
reason are the 0l raXlOricLllty mainsprings of ... Karl R. Popper, The Open
Society and Its Enemies The purpose of this chapter is to argue for the value of

Values Clarification In Counseling And Psychotherapy

Author: Howard Kirschenbaum
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199989788
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Here again, certain value judgments are implicit in each process. If we urge a
thoughtful process of weighing pros and cons, then we value rationality. If we
promote thinking about alternatives, then we value creativity. If we uphold free
choice, ...

Reason And Rationality In Health And Human Services Delivery

Author: Jean A Pardeck
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317948602
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Because reason is purc, or innocent, as some contemporary writers claim, the
value of rationality is seldom questioned (Murphy, 1989). What reasonable
person, in short, attacks rationality? REASON AND DUALISM Nonetheless, a
host of ...

Value And Justification

Author: Gerald F. Gaus
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521397339
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The argument of Chapter VI, in which I explicate this relation between values and
morals, upholds what I call Value-Grounded Rationalism. I contrast this to what I
take is the orthodox view of practical rationality: that one always has reason to ...

The Origin Of Values

Author: Raymond Boudon
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 1412838142
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A Seminal and Difficult Notion: “Axiological Rationality” 1 The concept of “
axiological rationality” (my translation of ... Sometimes it is entirely rejected as
meaningless, as a contradiction between the two terms “value” and “rationality.” I
have ...

Encyclopedia Of Educational Theory And Philosophy

Author: D. C. Phillips
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483364755
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This rather general argument about the value of reason is then (variously)
developed in the direction of the second point that to be capable of serious
rational response to any (skeptical or other) question one needs to be equipped
with certain ...

Rationality And Relativism

Author: I.C. Jarvie
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317401182
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In this book, first published in 1984, Professor Jarvie applies Popper’s philosophy of science to understanding the history and theory of anthropology.

Value In Ethics And Economics

Author: Elizabeth Anderson
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674931909
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Elizabeth Anderson offers a new theory of value and rationality that rejects cost-benefit analysis in our social lives and in our ethical theories.