Some Views

Partha Dasgupta

in Human Well-Being and the Natural Environment

Published in print November 2001 | ISBN: 9780199247882
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596100 | DOI:
 Some Views

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This chapter reviews a widely discussed theory of population ethics, Average Utilitarianism. Its ethical foundation as a population policy seems to have fundamental problems.

Keywords: Average Utilitarianism; population ethics; population policy

Chapter.  1486 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Economic Development and Growth

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