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Value theory

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  1. encompasses a range of approaches to understanding how, why, and to what degree humans should or do value things, whether the thing is a person, idea, object, or anything else

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  2. This investigation began in ancient philosophy, where it is called axiology or ethics

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  3. Early philosophical investigations sought to understand good and evil, and the concept of "the good"

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  4. Today much of value theory is scientifically empirical, recording what people do value and attempting to understand why they value it in the context of psychology, sociology, and economics

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  5. At the general level, there is a difference between moral and natural goods

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