Intentionality

Intentionality: A central supposition of twentieth-century philosophy, most of all associated with Phenomenology, that consciousness or mind always has a referent or is about something. Source: ‘What is Good? What is Bad? The Value of All Values across Time, Place and Theories’ by John McMurtry, Philosophy and World Problems, Volume I-III, UNESCO in partnership with Encyclopedia of Life… Read More

Internal and external goods

Internal and external goods: This is the basic distinction between what is a good in itself and what is good as an external possession. Source: ‘What is Good? What is Bad? The Value of All Values across Time, Place and Theories’ by John McMurtry, Philosophy and World Problems, Volume I-III, UNESCO in partnership with Encyclopedia of Life Support… Read More

Interpretation

Interpretation: Interpretations of sentence and argument forms are ordinary sentences and arguments patterned after the forms; interpretations of the term ‘probability’ are views about the meaning of probability claims. Source: ‘What is Good? What is Bad? The Value of All Values across Time, Place and Theories’ by John McMurtry, Philosophy and World Problems, Volume I-III, UNESCO in partnership with Encyclopedia… Read More

Intrinsic and instrumental value

Intrinsic and instrumental value: What is a good in itself versus what is good as a means. Source: ‘What is Good? What is Bad? The Value of All Values across Time, Place and Theories’ by John McMurtry, Philosophy and World Problems, Volume I-III, UNESCO in partnership with Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems: Oxford, 2004-11.