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Techniques and Values in Policy Decisions

  • Peter Self
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Part of the Royal Institute of Philosophy Lectures book series

Abstract

Increasing use is made of techniques which are supposed to make policy decisions more ‘rational’. Rather little attention, however, has been paid to the relation between these techniques and (a) the logic of choice, (b) the political process, (c) value judgements and assumptions. This short paper will investigate these questions in relation to a particularly fashionable technique, that of cost-benefit analysis.

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© The Royal Institute of Philosophy 1975

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  • Peter Self

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