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Obligations to future generations

Author: Richard I Sikora; Brian Barry
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1978.
Series: Philosophical monographs (Philadelphia)
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard I Sikora; Brian Barry
ISBN: 0877221324 9780877221326 0877221286 9780877221289
OCLC Number: 3844743
Description: xi, 250 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction / R.I. Sikora and Brian Barry --
[Should intrinsic value be placed on the preservation of mankind?] --
Obligations to posterity / Thomas Schwartz --
Do potential people have moral rights? / Mary Warren --
In defense of the potentiality principle / William Anglin --
Future people and us / Jan Narveson --
On maximizing happiness / Jonathan Bennett --
Environmental ethics and obligations to future generations / Robert Scott, Jr. --
Classical utilitarianism and the population optimum / L.W. Sumner --
Is it wrong to prevent the existence of future generations? / R.I. Sikora --
[Assuming that future generations will exist and that the future population size is taken as given, what obligations do we have to future generations?] --
Discounting versus maximum sustainable yield / Mary B. Williams --
The futurity problem / Gregory Kavka --
Circumstances of justice and future generations / Brian Barry.
Series Title: Philosophical monographs (Philadelphia)
Responsibility: edited by R.I. Sikora and Brian Barry.

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