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Overpopulation and the Quality of Life

  • Derek Parfit
Part of the Library Of Ethics And Applied Philosophy book series (LOET, volume 15)

How many people should there be? Can there be overpopulation: too many people living? I shall present a puzzling argument about these questions, show how this argument can be strengthened, then sketch a possible reply.

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Good Thing Average Principle Worth Living Social Injustice Deaf People 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2004

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  • Derek Parfit

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