Teleological Presuppositions, and the 'Expectation Gap': A Response to Laura Westra

Author: Lucas, P.

Source: Environmental Values, Volume 9, Number 3, 1 August 2000 , pp. 383-388(6)

Publisher: White Horse Press

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Abstract:

Critical response to Laura Westra's article "The Disvalue of 'Contingent Valuation' and the Problem of the 'Expectation Gap'" (Environmental Values Vol.9, No.2, pp.153-171).

Keywords: contingent valuation; expectation gap; risk assessment methods; teleology

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3197/096327100129342119

Publication date: August 1, 2000

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  • Environmental Values is an international peer-reviewed journal that brings together contributions from philosophy, economics, politics, sociology, geography, anthropology, ecology and other disciplines, which relate to the present and future environment of human beings and other species. In doing so we aim to clarify the relationship between practical policy issues and more fundamental underlying principles or assumptions.

    Environmental Values has an impact factor (2011) of 1.467.
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