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The Idea of Value

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  • Date Published: April 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107686878

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  • John Laird (1887–1946) was a Scottish philosopher who specialised in metaphysics and moral philosophy. In this book, which was first published in 1929, Laird provides a detailed analysis of the philosophical nature of value. The text begins with a discussion of the main definitions of value, before going through a more detailed examination of the various applications of value in turn. This book will appeal to anyone with an interest in value and the history of philosophy.

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    • Date Published: April 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107686878
    • length: 406 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 23 mm
    • weight: 0.59kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Introduction
    1. Bonum utile
    2. Spinoza's account of value
    3. The principle of natural election
    4. The values of desire
    5. Bonum jucundum
    6. The analysis of approval in the British moralists
    7. The objectivity of values
    8. Bonum honestum
    9. Towards a conclusion
    10. Standards and measures of value
    Index.

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    John Laird

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