value judgment


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an assessment that reveals more about the values of the person making the assessment than about the reality of what is assessed

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It has long been a dogma in some quarters that value judgments are radically different from factual judgments, that they are "subjective" or "untestable" in a way that factual judgments are not.
He added: "When resources are so stretched one has to make a value judgment.
Recent philosophical and economic treatments of the problem are overtly normative, but even this mathematical approach is not completely devoid of value judgment.
In vain" is a value judgment on the emptiness of one's endeavors.
General, ambiguous, value judgment questions serve five purposes.
In addition, I object to the Archbishop making a value judgment on secularism: '.
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Such a condition was permissible, in the Court's view, because the government should be allowed to make a value judgment favoring childbirth over abortion and to implement that judgment through the allocation of public funds.
She didn't mean it as a value judgment, but I was thinking that we had done our budget for the general convention and we had spent between $24 and $26 million (U.
The Report adds that making relevant value judgment involves the ability of the student to bear a whole range of ideas upon the area of experience.
It seems that people made up their minds pretty quickly and whether for or against they stood by their value judgment.
Chapter 2 declares a need to redefine classic from its current use as a value judgment to that of a period (1830-1860), a thematic focus (the individual in opposition to slavery), and a "means to distinguish book-length, sell-authored, antebellum slave narratives from those that precede or follow them.
If one accepts the value judgment in this comparison, it is actually a very good one.
It is sometimes alleged that the claim of optimum allocation has a purely technical meaning in economics, and that it has nothing necessarily to do with a value judgment of good or best.
Beyond the problem of quantifying harm, the comparison of different types of harm is an ongoing point of contention in the drug control debate, since the question whether one type of harm is greater than another is largely a value judgment.