What Should We Agree on about the Repugnant Conclusion?

Utilitas 33 (4):379-383 (2021)
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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.

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Christian Tarsney
University of Texas at Austin
Timothy Campbell
Rutgers - New Brunswick
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