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PHIL 7748 Values and the Good (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course examines recent treatments of fundamental questions in value theory, including those of the existence and nature of intrinsic value, the logical structure of value judgments, the types of value, so-called "organic unities," the relation of value to virtue and duty, and the connections among valuation, meaning, and emotion. Readings will be selected from works by F. Brentano, M. Scheler, A. Meinong, N. Hartmann, G. E. Moore, P. T. Geach, Z. Vendler, R. Chisholm, R. Nozick, J. Raz, M. Zimmerman, J. J. Thomson, and T. Hurka, among others.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Jorge Garcia

Prerequisites: Philosophy core fulfilled.

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13