Egalitarianism and Repugnant Conclusions

Danish Yearbook of Philosophy 38:115-125 (2003)
Most philosophers discuss the Repugnant Conclusion as an objection to total utilitarianism. But this focus on total utilitarianism seems to be one-sided. It conceals the important fact that other competing moral theories are also subject to the Repugnant Conclusion. The primary aim of this paper is to demonstrate that versions of egalitarianism are subject to the Repugnant Conclusion and other repugnant conclusions.
Keywords egalitarianism  repugnant conslusion  Parfit  Tännsjö
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