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Two problems in dynamic ethics

Abstract:

Time raises a host of difficult ethical questions. This doctoral project focuses on two:

1. How are "static" comparative principles (e.g. equality, desert) to be understood over time? (The Problem of Fairness & Time)

2. How might separation (in time) between agents, objects, and threats affect claims to the relevant resources? (The New Problem of Temporal Distance)

My work begins with a simple observation: our prima facie intuitions about the value of simple distri...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Oxford college:
Corpus Christi College
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Name:
"Clarendon Fund", "A E Haigh Graduate Scholarship"
Funding agency for:
Cox, C
Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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2013-12-09

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