Sökning: "Krister Bykvist"

Hittade 3 avhandlingar innehållade orden Krister Bykvist.

  1. 1. Changing preferences : A study in preferentialism

    Författare :Krister Bykvist; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; preference utilitarianism; preferences; consequentialism; intrinsic value; time partiality; contingent preferences; population ethics; actualism; Filosofi; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis deals with preferentialism, a family of theories claiming that moral considerationsshould be based entirely on preferences. The emphasis is on preference utilitarianism,according to which preferences determine the values of outcomes and these values determinewhat we should do. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Victims of War

    Författare :Lisa Hecht; Helen Frowe; Krister Bykvist; Victor Tadros; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ethics of war; rights; harm; victimhood; complicity; risk; provocation; compensation; Philosophy; filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : In my thesis, I explore the moral status of different types of agents who suffer harm. I seek to determine whether these agents are victims of wrongful harm, that is, whether they had a right not to suffer harm. LÄS MER

  3. 3. On the possibility of limited weighing of lives

    Författare :Daniel Ramöller; Gustaf Arrhenius; Krister Bykvist; Hilary Greaves; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Aggregation; Axiology; Deontic Morality; Distribution; Ethics; Impartiality; Morality; Social Choice; Trade-offs; Values; Welfare; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis discusses the possibility of limited moral trade-offs between different people’s welfare. In chapter 2, I introduce the two central limited trade-off conditions. First, according to minimal infinite superiority, significantly benefiting one person matters more than slightly benefiting each of any number of better-off people. LÄS MER