Category: Academics review WWOTF
Academics review What we owe the future (Part 3: Rini on demandingness, cluelessness and inscrutability)
Regina Rini’s review of What We Owe the Future raises questions about the demandingness of longtermism, cluelessness, and the inscrutability of existential risk.
Academics review What we owe the future (Part 2: Chappell liked the book)
Continuing our focus on academic reviews of MacAskill’s What We Owe the Future, let’s look at a review by Richard Chappell. Chappell liked the book.
Academics review What we owe the future (Part 1: Setiya on moral mathematics)
In this series, I look at academic reactions to MacAskill’s book What we owe the future. Let’s start off by looking at Kieran Setiya’s review, focusing on Setiya’s discussion of the intuition of neutrality in population ethics.