1. . This hypothesis is developed in considerable detail in my The Sources of Value (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1958), chap. 21, sec. 4, on “Lines of Legislation among Selected Values,” and succeeding sections, pp. 673–99; also in my Ethics (New York: Appleton‐Century‐Crofts, Inc., 1960). chap. 13, Gn “The Social Adjustment Theory”; and again in my Concept and Quality (La Salle, Ill.: Open Court Publishing Co., 1967), chap. 15, on “Values.”