Business Ethics Journal Review 6 (6):30-35 (2018)

Authors
Jason Brennan
Georgetown University
Peter Jaworski
Georgetown University
Abstract
Jacob Sparks critiques our recent work on commodification by arguing that purchasing love indicates one has defective preferences. We argue A) it is possible to purchase these things without having defective preferences, B) Sparks has not shown that acting such defective preferences is morally wrong, C) that Sparks’ misunderstands the Brennan–Jaworski Thesis, and so has not produced a counterexample to it, and finally D) that when we examine the processes by which love is gifted, it is unclear whether these processes should be preferred.
Keywords Business and Professional Ethics
Categories No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
ISBN(s) 2326-7526
DOI 10.12747/bejr2018.06.06
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 65,683
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

Can’T Buy Me Love.Jacob Sparks - 2017 - Journal of Philosophical Research 42:341-352.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

You Give Love A Bad Name.Jacob Sparks - 2019 - Business Ethics Journal Review 7 (2):7-13.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

What Limits Should Markets Be Without?James Stacey Taylor - 2016 - Business Ethics Journal Review 4 (7):41-46.
In Defense of Commodification.Jason Brennan & Peter Jaworski - 2015 - Moral Philosophy and Politics 2 (2):357-377.
Semiotic Arguments and Markets in Votes.James Stacey Taylor - 2017 - Business Ethics Journal Review 5 (6):35-39.
I’Ll Pay You Ten Bucks Not to Murder Me.Jason Brennan & Peter Jaworski - 2016 - Business Ethics Journal Review 4 (9):53-58.
Can’T Buy Me Love.Jacob Sparks - 2017 - Journal of Philosophical Research 42:341-352.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2018-07-11

Total views
35 ( #315,042 of 2,462,458 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
5 ( #144,304 of 2,462,458 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes