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By Marie-Luise Schubert Kalsi

Elements of Ethics examines Meinong's worth idea from an epistemological perspective and offers a serious exposition of Meinong's first makes an attempt at a deontic good judgment; exact attention is given to the legislations of Omission. For that goal his thought of the a priori is tested, that is entwined together with his idea of gadgets. The publication starts off with an epistemological and ontological attention and simplification of Meinong's universe. as a result of the mathematical improvement of his time, particularly non-Euclidean geometries, Meinong constructed the idea of precision items and precision thoughts. they're mentioned in addition to the so-called `incomplete gadgets' and difficulties linked to them. those discussions are correct for knowing a number of technical phrases, really recommendations of values and valuations. those discussions additionally help in assessing the potential of figuring out those thoughts a priori, and in figuring out the logical relationships among them and real valuations. we discover in Meinong's moral writings a mix of experiential and a priori wisdom. A translation is integrated of the fragment Ethische Bausteine (Elements of Ethics), jointly with Meinong's personal notes and people of the editors of the textual content. Vocabulary and Index are attached.

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