Matt Ball

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Why do you find the Repugnant Conclusion repugnant?

I have serious doubts about inter-personal trade-offs.
https://www.mattball.org/2021/12/note-and-more-on-ethics-including-case.html
which follows
https://www.mattball.org/2021/12/ethics-is-not-simple-math-problem.html
 

Comments for shorter Cold Takes pieces

Holden, I'm curious where you would put painist organizations - those who are only trying to reduce / alleviate pain. One Step for Animals and Lewis' Open Phil work are along these lines. Or do you think this is not a big enough area to warrant discussion (which could well be).