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Weighing and Reasoning: Themes from the Philosophy of John Broome

Iwao Hirose and Andrew Reisner


John Broome, White’s Professor of Moral Philosophy at Oxford University, has made major contributions to, and radical innovations in, contemporary moral philosophy. His research combines the formal method of economics with the philosophical analysis. Broome’s works stretch over formal axiology, decision theory, the philosophy of economics, population axiology, the value of life, the ethics of climate change, the nature of rationality, and practical and theoretical reasoning. In honour of his retirement from the White’s Professorship in Moral Philosophy, this book includes chapters by philosoph ... More

Keywords: value theory, axiology, reasoning, population ethics, philosophy of economics, decision theory, ethics, reason, normativity, rationality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199684908
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684908.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Iwao Hirose, editor
McGill University

Andrew Reisner, editor
McGill University