On the Threshold Argument against Consumer Meat Purchases

Journal of Social Philosophy 37 (2):235-51 (2006)
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Lodges a number of challenges to the threshold argument on the basis of which some consequentialists have objected to consumer meat purchases. Maintains that the argument misunderstands relevant market dynamics.

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