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V—Comparing Evaluations

Richard Bradley
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9264.2008.00237.x 85-100 First published online: 1 April 2008


This paper explores the problem of comparing the strengths of different individual's attitudes, and especially their evaluative attitudes, by looking at how measures of these quantities are obtained. I argue that comparisons of both strengths of belief and relative strengths of preference and desire are justified by the causal role they play in the production of action.

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