Philosophy - Book Chapters

Philosophy - Book Chapters

 

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  • Mintz-Woo, Kian (Routledge, 2016-10-04)
    This chapter argues that, for decisions under risk, Simon Caney's rights-based approach overgeneralises and that rights-based theories structurally face similar problems. It makes a new moral case for probability discounting ...
  • Krueger, Joel; Salice, Alessandro (Routledge, 2021-06-01)
    This paper pursues two main aims. First, it distinguishes two kinds of improvisation: expert and inexpert. Expert improvisation is a (usually artistic) practice that the agent consciously sets as their goal and is evaluated ...
  • Mintz-Woo, Kian (Oxford University Press, 2021-04)
    This chapter introduces several distinctions relevant to what is called the “discounting problem”, since the issue is how (future) costs and benefits are discounted to make them comparable in present terms. The author ...
  • Bufacchi, Vittorio (Routledge, 2019-12-16)
    This chapter explores the philosophical nature of social injustice in contemporary Ireland. By appealing to four key concepts in contemporary political philosophy (poverty, domination, egalitarianism, prioritarianism), ...
  • Ross, Don; Stirling, Wynn (Routledge, 2020-09-24)
    We consider the potential contribution of economics to an interdisciplinary research partnership between sociology and neuroscience (‘social neuroscience’ or ’social neuroeconomics’). We correct a misunderstanding in ...

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