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Preference and Preference Ordering in Evaluating and Decision Making Contexts

(Original title: Preference a preferenční uspořádání v kontextech hodnocení a rozhodování)
Organon F, 1999, vol. 6, No 3, pp. 207-222.
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The presented contribution stresses the role of preference ordering and of the logical culture in many spheres of human rational activities, especially in the domains connected with evaluating and decision-making tasks. Since preference relation is conceived as a relation of proposition-like-entities (in the sense of G. H. von Wright), any construction of preference ordering pre_- supposes the application of comparability principles. Preference expressions can be considered as a special form of propositional attitudes and the concept of preference itsself as an intensional operator.

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