Overpopulation and the Quality of Life
Parfit (Derek)
Source: Ryberg (Jesper) & Tännsjö (Torbjörn), Eds. - The Repugnant Conclusion: Essays on Population Ethics, pp. 7-22
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Author’s Abstract

  1. How many people should there be? Can there be overpopulation: too many people living?
  2. I shall present a puzzling argument about these questions, show how this argument can be strengthened, then sketch a possible reply.

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