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aggregate

noun agglomerate, aggregation, amount, assemblage, assembly, body, collection, conglomeration, entire number, entire quantity, entirety, gross, indissoluble entity, indivisible entity, mass, sum, sum total, total, totality, whole
Associated concepts: aggregate corporation, aggregate innome, combine

aggregate

verb accumulate, acquire, add together, agglomerate, aggroup, amass, amount to, assemble, bring together, build up, clump, cluster, collect, collect into a mass, colligate, compile, conglomerate, cumulate, gather, gather together, group, integrate, join, mass, total, unite
Associated concepts: aggregate claims
See also: accumulate, accumulation, agglomeration, amount, coadunate, collect, collection, collective, combination, compile, complex, composite, compound, comprise, concentrate, conglomerate, conglomeration, congregate, congregation, consolidate, corpus, cumulation, development, entirety, garner, gather, glean, gross, hoard, in solido, join, mass, multiple, quantity, total, totality, whole

AGGREGATE. A collection of particular persons or items, formed into one body; as a corporation aggregate, which is one formed of a number of natural persons; the union of individual charges make an aggregate charge.

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There surely can be no epistemological objection to this conception within natural law thought, since central to natural law thought is the development of an account of the individual's good; and since, as far as I can tell, every normative political theory develops or at least assumes a conception of individual well-being, a conception of the common good construed aggregatively does not on any view add an epistemological burden to political thought that was not already present.
The second indicates that the normative force of the common good instrumentally conceived flows from the normative force of the common good aggregatively conceived.
Only by seeing the common good instrumentally conceived as for the sake of something like the common good conceived aggregatively can its commonness be validated.