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Definition of Instrumental value

Instrumental value Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
Theological and Philosophical Biography and Dictionary
sometimes called Extrinsic Value. Value as a means to another end or value.
Instrumental value Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Instrumental value (or extrinsic value, contributory value) is the value of objects, both physical objects and abstract objects, not as ends-in-themselves, but as means of achieving something else. It is often contrasted with items of intrinsic value. It is studied in the field of value theory.

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