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Value Judgment
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[German Version]

I. Philosophy

A value judgment is a judgment by which something is assessed as valuable or valueless. In contrast to the judgment of fact, which constitutes a descriptive statement of facts with a claim to scientifically verifiable objectivity, the value judgment in the sense of a normative (prescriptive) assessment constitutes the act of recognizing or revocating a validity, mostly in practical respects (also indirec…

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Recki, Birgit and Mühling, Markus, “Value Judgment”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 10 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_124187>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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