Alex C. Michalos's Philosophical Foundations of Quality of Life: The Selected PDF

By Alex C. Michalos

this primary quantity has as its major concentration the philosophical foundations of Michalos’ paintings and describes it within the huge context of the learn of good judgment, the philosophy of social sciences, and a common concept of worth. After distinguishing issues that experience price from the worth that issues may need, it describes the rules of a practical concept of worth. This idea performs a key function within the author’s study at the caliber of existence and connects his empirical examine to the philosophical culture of the yank pragmatists William James, Ralph Barton Perry, John Dewey and Clarence Irving Lewis. the quantity addresses a variety of features and concerns referring to selection making, together with determination systems utilized in committees, used for assessing the acceptability of clinical theories and new applied sciences, techniques for a technology courtroom, moral matters desirous about the formation of ideals, a few barriers of classical economists’ alleged postulates of rational choice, and the significance of analytic courses to choice making. ultimately, it describes the association of the Social Sciences Federation of Canada and a proper accounting approach for medical research.

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