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Future Generations and Concepts of Well-Being

(Original title: Future Generations and Concepts of Well-Being)
Filozofia, 73 (2018), 4, 305-317.
Type of work: Articles
Publication language: English

Because climate change threatens human welfare across the globe, in both near and distant future, we need a philosophical concept of well-being that reflects such a large scope. This article discusses which concept of well-being that yields moral obligations across generations most efficiently. The concept of well-being argued for will also have something specific to say about methods used in climate economy and the concept of sustainable development.


Climate change, Future generations, Objectivity, Preference utilitarianism, Well-being

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