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Value as the Importance of Actions

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What if one did try to create a theory of value starting from the assumption that what is ultimately being evaluated are not things, but actions? What might a broader social theory that starts from this assumption look like? In this chapter, I’d like to explore this possibility in greater detail.

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  • Western Philosophy
  • Domestic Sphere
  • Creative Energy
  • Village Center
  • Anthropological Theory

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Graeber, D. (2001). Value as the Importance of Actions. In: Toward An Anthropological Theory of Value. Palgrave Macmillan, New York. https://doi.org/10.1057/9780312299064_3

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