Critical-Level Population Principles and the Repugnant Conclusion

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Charles BLACKORBY; Walter BOSSERT; David DONALDSON;
(2002)
  • Subject: population ethics, critical-level generalized utilitarianism, repugnant conclusion | Polation Ethics, Critical-Level Generalized Utilitarianism, Regnant Conclusion.

Critical-level generalized-utilitarian population principles with positive critical levels pro-vide an ethically attractive way of avoiding the repugnant conclusion. We discuss the axiomatic foundations of critical-level generalized utilitarianism and investigate its re... View more
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