Utilitas:1-5 (forthcoming)

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Christian Tarsney
Oxford University
Nikhil Venkatesh
University College London
Michal Masny
Princeton University
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Abstract
The Repugnant Conclusion served an important purpose in catalyzing and inspiring the pioneering stage of population ethics research. We believe, however, that the Repugnant Conclusion now receives too much focus. Avoiding the Repugnant Conclusion should no longer be the central goal driving population ethics research, despite its importance to the fundamental accomplishments of the existing literature.
Keywords Population Ethics  Population Axiology  Repugnant Conclusion  Parfit
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DOI 10.1017/s095382082100011x
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