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Intergenerational justice

Author: Axel Gosseries; Lukas H Meyer
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From combating climate change to ensuring proper funding for future pensions, concerns about ethics between generations are everywhere. In this volume 16 philosophers explore the wide-ranging and diverse topic of intergenerational justice.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Axel Gosseries; Lukas H Meyer
ISBN: 9780199282951 0199282951
OCLC Number: 276817424
Description: ix, 419 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Identity and obligation in a transgenerational polity / Janna Thompson --
Libertarian theories of intergenerational justice / Hillel Steiner & Peter Vallentyne --
A contract on future generations? / Stephen M. Gardiner --
Three models of intergenerational reciprocity / Axel Gosseries --
Exploitation and future generations / Christopher Bertram --
A value or an obligation? Rawls on justice to future generations / David Heyd --
A trans-generational difference principle / Daniel Attas --
Enough for the future / Lukas H. Meyer and Dominic Roser --
Wronging future people / Rahul Kumar --
What motivates us to care for the (distant) future? / Dieter Birnbacher --
Preference formation and intergenerational justice / Krister Bykvist --
Egalitarianism and population change / Gustaf Arrhenius --
Intergenerational justice : human needs, and climate policy / Clark Wolf --
The problem of a perpetual constitution / Victor M. Muniz-Fraticelli.
Responsibility: edited by Axel Gosseries and Lukas H. Meyer.
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