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Author Beckerman, Wilfred

Title Economics as applied ethics : value judgements in welfare economics / Wilfred Beckerman

Publ Info Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  HB99.3 .B375 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  HB99.3 .B375 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  HB99.3 .B375 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HB99.3 .B375 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 269 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents Machine generated contents note: -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 Fact or value? A simple example: Sustainable development and the discount rate -- Chapter 2 Positive propositions and value judgements -- Chapter 3 Fact and value in welfare economics -- Chapter 4 From individuals' choices to their welfare -- Chapter 5 Pareto optimality and the social welfare function -- Chapter 6 From individuals' welfare to social welfare -- Chapter 7 Utilitarianism in welfare economics -- Chapter 8 Critics of utilitarianism -- Chapter 9 GDP and friends -- Chapter 10 Happiness -- Chapter 11 Why equality? -- Chapter 12 Equality of what? -- Chapter 13 The boundary of society: The boundary in space -- Chapter 14 The boundary of society: The boundary in time -- Chapter 15 The discount rate -- Chapter 16 Valuing life -- Chapter 17 Overview: Value judgements in welfare economics -- Bibliography
LC subject Welfare economics
Economics -- Moral and ethical aspects
Value
ISBN 9780230278363
0230278361
9780230278370 (pbk.)
023027837X (pbk.)