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Prioritarianism

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Prioritarianism is the view in normative ethics that increasing people’s wellbeing is intrinsically more valuable the worse off these people are.

Bibliography

Broome, John (2015) Equality versus priority: A useful distinction, Economics and Philosophy, vol. 31, pp. 219–228.

Ord, Toby (2015) A new counterexample to prioritarianism, Utilitas, vol. 27, pp. 298–302.

Parfit, Derek (1991) Equality or Priority, Lawrence: University of Kansas.

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