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Moral aggregation

Author: Iwao Hirose
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iwao Hirose
ISBN: 9780199933686 0199933685
OCLC Number: 879527865
Description: xiii, 234 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Part 1 A Theory of Aggregation --
1 Why Aggregation? 3 --
1.1 Aggregation in Ethics 3 --
1.2 Example I: QALY Aggregation 8 --
1.3 Example II: Taurek's Rescue Case 11 --
1.4 The Structure of This Book 14 --
2 The Structure of Aggregation 19 --
2.1 Aggregation Defined 19 --
2.2 What Is Aggregative and What Is Not? 25 --
2.3 The Structure of Interpersonal Aggregation 31 --
2.3.1 Interpersonal Comparability 32 --
2.3.2 Impartiality 36 --
2.3.3 Pareto 38 --
2.3.4 Continuity 39 --
3 Formal and Substantive Aggregation 42 --
3.1 Counterexample to Interpersonal Aggregation: The World Cup Case 42 --
3.2 Hidden Assumptions 46 --
3.3 Substantive and Formal Aggregation 51 --
3.4 Formal Aggregation in Perspective 59 --
4 Aggregation and the Separateness of Persons 64 --
4.1 The Separateness of Persons: Rawls's Strict Account 64 --
4.2 The Wider Account 67 --
4.3 Defusing the Wider Account 73 --
4.4 The Separateness Objection and Contractarianism 78 --
4.5 Scanlon's Contractualism 84 --
5 Intra-Personal Aggregation 89 --
5.1 Who Supports Intra-Personal Aggregation? 89 --
5.2 The Structure of Intra-Personal Aggregation 92 --
5.3 The Objection to Intra-Personal Continuity 96 --
5.4 The Objection to Temporal Symmetry 98 --
Part 2 The Number Problem --
6 Taurek's Argument for the Coin-Toss 109 --
6.1 Taurek and the Rescue Case 109 --
6.2 Taurek (1): The Permissibility Claim 112 --
6.3 Taurek (2): The No-Worse Claim 115 --
6.4 Taurek (3): The Equal Respect Claim 119 --
6.5 Two Remarks on Taurek's Argument 122 --
6.6 Critics of Aggregation (l): Nozick 125 --
6.7 Critics of Aggregation (2): Rawls 128 --
6.8 Critics of Aggregation (3): Nagel 131 --
6.9 Three Solutions and Many Intuitions 135 --
7 Four Responses 140 --
7.1 How to Deal with Taurek's Claim? 140 --
7.2 Kavka on Taurek 142 --
7.3 The Kamm-Scanlon Argument 147 --
7.4 Kamm's Argument for Best Outcomes 161 --
7.5 Schelling's Probabilistic Argument 168 --
8 Irrelevant Utilities and Formal Aggregation 177 --
8.1 The Principle of Irrelevant Utilities 177 --
8.2 The Objection to the Principle of Irrelevant Utilities 184 --
8.3 Taking Unfairness Seriously 188 --
8.4 The Large-Scale Rescue Case Revisited 197 --
8.5 The Force of Aggregation 200 --
9 Weighted Lotteries 203 --
9.1 The Third Proposal: Weighted Lotteries 203 --
9.2 The Appeal of Weighted Lotteries 205 --
9.3 The Procedure of Proportional Chances: Two Criticisms 210 --
9.4 The General Weighted Lotteries: Two-Step Criticism 214 --
9.5 An Additional Problem 218.
Responsibility: Iwao Hirose.
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