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Is it fair to leave the next generation a public debt? Is it defensible to impose legal rules on them through constitutional constraints? From combating climate change to ensuring proper funding for future pensions, concerns about ethics between generations are everywhere. In this volume sixteen philosophers explore intergenerational justice. Part One examines the ways in which various theories of justice look at the matter. These include libertarian, Rawlsian, sufficientarian, contractarian, communitarian, Marxian and reciprocity-based approaches. In Part Two, the authors look more specifically at issues relevant to each of these theories, such as motivation to act fairly towards future generations, the population dimension, the formation of preferences through education and how they impact on our intergenerational obligations, and whether it is fair to rely on constitutional devices.

About the Author

Axel Gosseries is a Permanent Research Fellow at the Belgian Fund for Scientific Research (FRS), based at the Chaire Hoover d'ethique economique et sociale (Université catholique de Louvain). He also lectures at the universities of Louvain and St-Louis (Brussels).

Lukas Meyer is Assistenzprofessor fur Praktische Philosophie at the University of Bern, Switzerland.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Intergenerational Justice and Its Challenges, Axel Gosseries and Lukas H. Meyer

Part I : Theories

1. Identity and Obligation in a Transgenerational Polity, Janna Thompson

2. Libertarian Theories of Intergenerational Justice, Hillel Steiner and Peter Vallentyne

3. A Contract on Future Generations?, Stephen M. Gardiner

4. Three Models of Intergenerational Reciprocity, Axel Gosseries

5. Exploitation and Future Generations, Christopher Bertram

6. A Value or an Obligation? Rawls on Justice to Future Generations, David Heyd

7. A Trans-Generational Difference Principle, Daniel Attas

8. Enough for the Future, Lukas H. Meyer and Dominic Roser

Part II : Specific Issues

9. Wronging Future People, Rahul Kumar

10. What Motivates Us to Care for the (Distant) Future?, Dieter Birnbacher

11. Preference Formation and Intergenerational Justice, Krister Bykvist

12. Egalitarianism and Population Change, Gustaf Arrhenius

13. Intergenerational Justice, Human Needs, and Climate Policy, Clark Wolf

14. The Problem of a Perpetual Constitution, Victor M. Muniz-Fraticelli

Product Details

ISBN:
9780199659326
Author:
Gosseries, Axel
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Author:
Meyer, Lukas H.
Subject:
Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Subject:
PHILOSOPHY / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy | Ethics
Subject:
Mind & Body
Publication Date:
20121131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
6.1 x 9.2 x 1 in 1.35 lb

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