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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Having watched his wife shop, Ed Connor, the senior author and director of the universitys Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute, can appreciate the speed of value judgements.
Uses of Value Judgements in Science: A General Argument, with Lessons for a Case Study of Feminist Research on Divorce.
They found that the formation of bubbles was linked to increased activity in an area of the brain that processes value judgements.
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It is impossible to establish the truth of the value judgements underlying these norms of justice on the basis of empirical facts.
Futility judgements can slide into 'generalisation of expertise', with physicians illegitimately claiming authority over value judgements that patients should be allowed to make themselves.
Arguing that cost-benefit analysis (CBA) is useful in evaluating any public policy decision because value judgements are inherently involved, Brent (economics, Fordham U.