"Value and Existence": "The Problem of Future Generations"
1996 (English)In: Odds and Ends, Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University: Uppsala , 1996, 94-107 p.Chapter in book (Other scientific)
The question discussed is this: Given that happiness and unhappiness are intrinsically good and bad, respectively, is it intrinsically better that the world contains a greater rather than a lesser number of happy people, and a lesser rather than a greater number of unhappy people? My answer to the first question is No and to the second Yes.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University: Uppsala , 1996. 94-107 p.
Value in versus value of a world, population ethics, utilitarianism, Derek Parfit
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