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Future people : a moderate consequentialist account of our obligations to future generations

Author: Tim Mulgan
Publisher: Oxford Clarendon Press 2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tim Mulgan develops an original theory of our obligations to future generations, based on a new rule-consequentialist account of the morality of individual reproduction. He brings together several  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Mulgan
ISBN: 0199556733 9780199282203 019928220X 9780199556731
OCLC Number: 845422304
Notes: Originally published: Oxford: Clarendon, 2006
Description: 384 Seiten 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. The Contract Theory ; 3. Value Theory ; 4. Hybrid Moral Theories ; 5. Rule Consequentialism ; 6. Reproductive Freedom ; 7. Optimism and Pessimism ; 8. Disagreement and Uncertainty ; 9. International Justice ; 10. The Limits of Rule Consequentialism ; 11. Dividing Morality
Responsibility: Tim Mulgan

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