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  1. 1. Future generations : A challenge for moral theory

    Författare :Gustaf Arrhenius; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; future generations; population theory; population ethics; axiology; welfare; moral theory; social choice theory; impossibility theorems; Filosofi; Practical philosophy; Praktisk filosofi; Practical Philosophy; Praktisk filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : For the last thirty years or so, there has been a search underway for a theory that canaccommodate our intuitions in regard to moral duties to future generations. The object ofthis search has proved surprisingly elusive. The classical moral theories in the literature allhave perplexing implications in this area. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Transformative Decision Rules : Foundations and Applications

    Författare :Martin Peterson; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; transformative decision rule; problem specification; framing; expected utility; decision theory; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen;

    Sammanfattning : A transformative decision rule alters the representation of a decisionproblem, either by changing the sets of acts and states taken intoconsideration, or by modifying the probability or value assignments.Examples of decision rules belonging to this class are the principleof insufficient reason, Isaac Levi’s condition of E-admissibility, Luceand Raiffa’s merger of states-rule, and the de minimis principle. LÄS MER