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Why We Should Reject S

Derek Parfit

in Reasons and Persons

Published in print January 1986 | ISBN: 9780198249085
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598173 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/019824908X.003.0009
 Why We Should Reject S

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An argument against the bias towards the near; how a defence of temporal neutrality is not a defence of S; an appeal to inconsistency; why we should reject S and accept CP.

Keywords: bias; inconsistency; rationality; regret

Chapter.  4237 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy

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