Should You Save the Greatest Number? - Philosophy Tube





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Published on May 29, 2015

When saving lives, should you always save the greatest number? What if you didn’t have to?
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Suggested Reading:
John Taurek, “Should the Numbers Count?” in Philosophy and Public Affairs, 1977.
Derek Parfit, “Innumerate Ethics,” in Philosophy and Public Affairs, 1978.
Jens Timmerman, “The Individualist Lottery: How People Count, But Not Their Numbers,” in Analysis, 2004.

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