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Value uncertainty and value instability in decision-making

Hermerén, Göran LU ; Brinck, Ingar LU ; Persson, Johannes LU and Sahlin, Nils-Eric LU (2014) In Liber Amicorum Pascal Engel p.100-110
Abstract
The purpose of this paper is to clarify the role of value uncertainty and value instability in decision-making that concerns morally controversial issues. Value uncertainty and value instability are distinguished from moral uncertainty, and several types of value uncertainty and value instability are

defined and discussed. The relations between value uncertainty and value instability are explored, and value uncertainty is illustrated with examples drawn from the social sciences, medicine and everyday life. Several types of factor producing value uncertainty and/or value instability are then identified.

They are grouped into three categories and discussed under the headings ‘value framing’, ‘ambivalence’ and ‘lack of... (More)
The purpose of this paper is to clarify the role of value uncertainty and value instability in decision-making that concerns morally controversial issues. Value uncertainty and value instability are distinguished from moral uncertainty, and several types of value uncertainty and value instability are

defined and discussed. The relations between value uncertainty and value instability are explored, and value uncertainty is illustrated with examples drawn from the social sciences, medicine and everyday life. Several types of factor producing value uncertainty and/or value instability are then identified.

They are grouped into three categories and discussed under the headings ‘value framing’, ‘ambivalence’ and ‘lack of self-knowledge’. The paper then discusses the role of value uncertainty in decision-making. The concluding remarks summarize what has been achieved and what remains to be done

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value uncertainty, value instability, decision-making, epistemic indeterminacy, ethics
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Liber Amicorum Pascal Engel
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Dutant, Julien; Fassio, Davide and Meylan, Anne
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100 - 110
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University of Geneva
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