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Incommensurability, Incomparability, and Practical Reason

by Ruth Chang

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Decision theory: general,
  • Ethics & moral philosophy,
  • Logic,
  • Western philosophy, from c 1900 -,
  • Practical reason,
  • Reasoning,
  • Speculative Philosophy,
  • Philosophy,
  • Epistemology,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • Metaphysics,
  • Comparison (Philosophy)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7692796M
    ISBN 100674447557
    ISBN 109780674447554

    INCOMMENSURABILITY, WELFARE ECONOMICS, AND THE LAW RICHARD CRASWELLt In the philosophical literature on values and practical reason, a debate has arisen over the thesis that certain goods or values are in-commensurable.' This raises an obvious question for legal scholars: Would this thesis, if true, have implications for the law? Reviewing, Incommensurability, Incomparability and Practical Reason (Ruth Chang ed., ) Citation Matthew D. Adler, Book Review, 19 Philosophy in Review ()(reviewing Incommensurablity, Incomparability, and Practical Reason (Ruth Chang, ed., )).

    Abstract. In this paper I revisit some of the old debates concerning incommensurability, rationality and relativism, and argue that no relativistic or irrationalistic conclusions can be legitimately drawn from the ur-arguments concerning incommensurability.I then consider incommensurability understood more broadly than it is usually understood in philosophy of science, as involving not two or Cited by: It argues that incomparability, not incommensurability, is the important phenomenon on which philosophers should be focusing and that the arguments for the existence of incomparability are so far.

    From a practical point of view it does not matter whether the reason for the incomparability of X ‘s child and money is because money is simply not suitable for representing the intensity of X ‘s. feeling towards her child as many would tend to say, or because X regards (or should regard) her child as equals an infinite amount of money, as Cited by: 2. incommensurability. Incapable of being measured against a common standard. The presumed incommensurability of individual human pleasures is sometimes raised as an objection against hedonistic versions of utilitarianism. Feyerabend and Kuhn suppose that rival scientific theories are incommensurable if neither can be fully stated in the vocabulary of the other.


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Sep 19,  · “[Incommensurability, Incomparablility, and Practical Reason] is not only an extraordinary collection of all-stars, it contains original papers by just about all the all-stars that have been most insightful in helping us think about issues of incommensurability Everyone with a real interest in incommensurability must closely study this book.”4/4(2).

Can quite Incomparability values be rationally weighed against one another. Can the value of one thing always be ranked as greater than, equal to, or less than the value of something else.

If the answer to these questions is no, then in what areas do we find commensurability and comparability unavailable. And what are and Practical Reason book implications for moral and legal decision making. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Incommensurability, Incomparability, and Practical Reason at wiztechinplanttraining.com Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.4/5(2).

Get this from a library. Incommensurability, incomparability, and practical reason. [Ruth Chang;] -- Can quite different values be rationally weighed against one another. Can the value of one thing always be ranked as greater than, equal to, or less than the value of something else.

If the answer to. Chang is the author of Making Comparisons Count, and the editor of the first volume on the topic of incommensurability of values in the Anglo-American world, Incommensurability, Incomparability, and Practical Reason, and has authored numerous articles and book chapters.

Ruth Chang is also widely known for her work on 'hard choices' and decision Era: Contemporary philosophy. Apr 07,  · [Incommensurability, Incomparablility, and Practical Reason] is not only an extraordinary collection of all-stars, it contains original papers by just about all the all-stars that have been most insightful in helping us think about issues of incommensurability Everyone with a real interest in incommensurability must closely study this book/5(8).

Incommensurability, Incomparability and Practical Reason. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press Pp. + US$ (cloth: ISBN ); US$ (paper: ISBN ). Incommensurability, Incomparability and Practical Reason is a major con- tribution to the literature on these topics.

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In this book, some of the sharpest minds in philosophy struggle with these questions. Incommensurability, Incomparability, and Practical Reason. Edited by Ruth Chang. Add to Cart Product Details.

PAPERBACK. $ • £ • € Practical Reason and Incommensurable Goods [Elizabeth Anderson] 6. Incommensurability and Agency. If going for a walk is the better or more reasonable course of action, they should put aside their books and go for a stroll.

The topic of incommensurability—and the topic of incomparability in particular—is especially important to those who advocate this view of practical reason. This paper is the introduction to the volume. It gives an argumentative view of the philosophical landscape concerning incommensurability and incomparability.

Incomparability, and Practical Reason, Ruth Chang (Ed.), Harvard University Press,Pages. Ed., Incommensurability, Incomparability, and Practical Reason. The Paperback of the Incommensurability and its Implications for Practical Reasoning, Ethics and Justice by Martijn Boot at Barnes & Noble.

FREE which is the topic of this book. Incommensurability and commensurability of values can be defined as follows. Incommensurability and Its Implications for Practical Reasoning / 1 Author: Martijn Boot.

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Go 4/5(2). And in the fine print of each book is a rank order of particular instances of these values. If values and their instances are ranked in the abstract in this way, there need be no covering value in terms of which one value or its instance is better than another; it just is better, fullstop.

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And what are the implications for moral and legal decision making. This book struggles with these questions, and arrives at. Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. Practical Reason *".

Many moral theories allow value incommensurability or incomparability and thus, do not satisfy completeness (Vallentyne ).

Many moral theories allow value. “Introduction”, in Incommensurability, Incomparability and Practical Reason, ed. Ruth Chang (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, ), pp. This paper gives an argumentative view of the philosophical landscape concerning incommensurability and incomparability.

Buy Incommensurability, Incomparability, and Practical Reason by Ruth Chang (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(2).

Value Incommensurability. Incommensurability between values must be distinguished from the kind of incommensurability associated with Paul Feyerabend (,) and Thomas Kuhn (,) in epistemology and the philosophy of science.

Incommensurability Incomparability and Practical Reason Book Summary: Can quite different values be rationally weighed against one another? Can the value of one thing always be ranked as greater than, equal to, or less than the value of something else?Ruth Chang is the author of Incommensurability, Incomparability, and Practical Reason ( avg rating, 8 ratings, 1 review, published ), Making Comp 4/5.Incommensurability, Incomparability, and Practical Reason, Ruth Chang (Ed.), Harvard University Press,Pages.

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