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22. Metaethics / A. Ethical Ends / 1. Value / d. Value of life

[how and why we might value life itself]

7 ideas
Morality originally judged people, and actions only later on [Nietzsche]
Human beings are not majestic, either through divine origins, or through grand aims [Nietzsche]
A philosopher fails in wisdom if he thinks the value of life is a problem [Nietzsche]
The value of life cannot be estimated [Nietzsche]
When we establish values, that is life itself establishing them, through us [Nietzsche]
To evaluate life one must know it, but also be situated outside of it [Nietzsche]
What matters is not intrinsic value of life or rights, but worthwhile and desired life, and avoidance of pain [Glover]