value judgement

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Noun1.value judgement - an assessment that reveals more about the values of the person making the assessment than about the reality of what is assessed
judgment, assessment, judgement - the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event; "they criticized my judgment of the contestants"
moralism - judgments about another person's morality; "he could not stand her hectoring moralism"
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We do not discuss them because no sane person is questioning them, and we do not care for the small minority of those suffering from moral insanity, just as medicine starts from the value judgement that life is better than death and health better than sickness without regard to suiciding neurotics or nosophile hysterics.
cents, leaving fair value judgement up to the markets.
He is therefore, indirectly making value judgement.
PUNTERS considering taking the 4-1 with Hills that VAT doesn't change in today's budget are probably letting wishful thinking get in the way of making a decent value judgement, as it looks nailed-on that George Osborne announces a rise, writes Michael Brear.
The authors believe that their physiological definition is superior to the qualitative and quantitative definition in that it avoids a value judgement.
HPCSA registrar Boyce Mkhize said the council used the National Health Reference Price List as a norm 'because this is the rate at which medical aids reimburse their patients', and this was not 'a value judgement on its adequacy'.
Regardless of one's value judgement of the situation, it's still a big animal, and he will look great in my office.
It seems symptomatic of something (I won't speculate what) that conservation biologists are using the term "evolutionary significant unit," which implies a value judgement ("What's worth saving?