Priority, not equality, for possible people

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How should we choose between uncertain prospects in which different possible people might exist at different levels of well-being? Alex Voorhoeve and Marc Fleurbaey offer an egalitarian answer to this question. I give some reasons to reject their answer and then sketch an alternative, which I call person-affecting prioritarianism.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)896-911
Number of pages16
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 2017

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  • Philosophy


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