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

Jason Brennan
Georgetown University
Peter Jaworski
Georgetown University
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
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ISBN(s) 2326-7526
DOI 10.12747/bejr2018.06.06
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