Chapter 4: is it good to make happy people?

In Hedonic Value. Syracuse University (1998)
This is the fourth chapter of my dissertation, Hedonic Value (Director: Jonathan Bennett), Syracuse University, August, 1998. It is an unpublished revision of my "Is It Good to Make Happy People?" Bioethics 12 (April 1998), pp. 93-110. I systematically lay out and assess all the main arguments on each side and conclude that, Yes, it is good to add individuals to the population who would have lives worth living.
Keywords Populaton Ethics  Potential People  Total Utilitarianism
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