Man exists in the world of the good and values only while acting in a manner that is inherent to being a person. Such a world opens up only to one who gains cognitive access to it, which is possible, according to Max Scheler, in acts of the emotions. These acts are also responsible for a person's carrying out the moral good in his/her life, for becoming a moral person. The correct recognition of the qualitative differentiation of values, and their hierarchic rank in particularly, provides sufficient motivation for the act of wanting values to be realized. According to some, however, among them Roman Ingarden and Karol Wojtyla, this conceptualization raises a variety of difficulties. For one ought to assign a different meaning to a person's agency, acknowledge that a person is capable of turning towards moral values, and admit that the rank of the value itself is not sufficient for the enactment of the moral good.
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