Weighing Goods: Equality, Uncertainty and Time

Wiley-Blackwell (1991)

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John Broome
University Of Oxford
Abstract
This study uses techniques from economics to illuminate fundamental questions in ethics, particularly in the foundations of utilitarianism. Topics considered include the nature of teleological ethics, the foundations of decision theory, the value of equality and the moral significance of a person's continuing identity through time.
Keywords Economics   Ethics
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ISBN(s) 9780631199724   0631171991  
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