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  • adj. Not derivative.


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non- +‎ derivative


  • Later, once intrinsic value had been characterized as nonderivative value of a certain, perhaps moral kind, extrinsic value was said more particularly to be derivative value of that same kind.

    Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Value

  • Defilippo is doubtful that the state can come up with any “nonderivative” material, evidence that does not spring from the now-forbidden wiretap.


  • You would thereby be attributing a type of nonderivative interest-value to John's being healthy, and yet it would be perfectly consistent for you to deny that John's being healthy is intrinsically good.

    Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Value

  • Even nonderivative value (value that something has in its own right; value that is, in some way, not attributable to the value of anything else) is usually understood to be supervenient on certain nonevaluative features of the thing that has value (and thus to be attributable, in a different way, to these features).

    Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Value

  • First, we are now in a position to see why it was said above (in Section 2) that perhaps not all intrinsic value is nonderivative.

    Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Value

  • (In the course of his argument, Beardsley rejects the sort of “dialectical demonstration” of intrinsic value that was attempted in the last section, when an explanation of the derivative value of helping others was given in terms of some nonderivative value.)

    Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Value

  • Those derivatives didn't crowd out other, nonderivative works as far as I'm aware, nor do modern versions of Shakespeare dominate the Blockbuster shelves, suggesting that the product space for copyrighted works is broad enough to give us variety without needing an extra derivative right.

    A new justification for the derivative works right

  • Looking at the derivative works language in the proposal, they may not have fully captured the idea, which was not necessarily to distinguish between derivative works and nonderivative works, but to take into account the extent to which a user relied on a particular work in creating a new work.

    Orphan Works, Panel 2, part 1

  • New discoveries or speculations such as evolution called into question the independent or nonderivative character of mind.


  • "You can hear his influences, but he has his own, nonderivative sound." rss feed


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