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value theory

[′val·yü ‚thē·ə·rē]
(systems engineering)
A concept normally associated with decision theory; it strives to evaluate relative utilities of simple and mixed parameters which can be used to describe outcomes.
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For it is the fundamental fact of axiology that every evaluation-admitting object has a plurality of evaluative features.
The upshot represents a doctrine of final causes in Aristotle's sense; but this axiology is emphatically not a causal theory in the nowadays standard sense of efficient causation.
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Asserting that both qualitative and quantitative studies in counselor education presuppose values, research paradigms, and philosophical assumptions, Duffy and Chenail (2009) examined value judgments via a specific axiology of research designs.
Hildebrand's basic contribution to phenomenological axiology can be summarized as follows: the concept of value is, in one sense, narrower than most phenomenologists have suggested; but, in another sense, it is broader than any phenomenologist has believed necessary to defend.
In section 1, I review the most promising contemporary interpretations of Pali Buddhist axiology and argue that they fall short in important but understandable ways.
This interesting book in the field of axiology presents a well-informed overview of the many ways one can look at the issue of values from both historical and contemporary perspectives.
Axiological View Axiology to Iqbal is rooted in the metaphysical outlook.