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Handbook of Value: Perspectives from Economics, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Psychology and Sociology

PublisherOxford : Oxford University Press
Publication date2016
Abstract

Ever since the days of Plato scholars have been trying to understand value. What is value? Where does it come from? How does it impact our emotions, motivations, choices, and experiences? Value is involved in practically every aspect of human life: whether we choose between consumer goods, whether we decide whom to marry or which political candidate to elect, whether we ask ourselves what is morally right, or beautiful, or sacred, value plays a crucial role. Today the investigation of value is central to many academic disciplines studying human thinking, feeling, and decision-making, including ...

Keywords
  • Value
  • Values
  • Decision value
  • Core value
  • Economics
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
Citation (ISO format)
BROSCH, Tobias, SANDER, David, (eds.). Handbook of Value: Perspectives from Economics, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Psychology and Sociology. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016. doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716600.001.0001
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