Reasons of Love

Response to Wolf

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Abstract

According to Wolf’s fitting fulfillment view, meaningfulness depends on the person’s subjective attraction to an activity being grounded in ‘reasons of love’ that concern the objective value of those activities. In this short comment, I argue that ‘reasons of love’—and thus reasons for regarding as meaningful—are not limited to those having to do with the objective value of activities and relationships, but include also what I call ‘reasons for the initiated’ and ‘reasons for me’.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalFoundations of Science
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - Dec 20 2014

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Meaningfulness
Person
Attraction
Fulfillment

Keywords

  • Ends
  • Fitting fulfillment
  • Objective value
  • Reasons of love

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General
  • History and Philosophy of Science

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Reasons of Love : Response to Wolf. / Calhoun, Cheshire.

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