Kevin J. S. Zollman

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The "fair benefits" approach to international research is designed to produce results that all can agree are fair without taking a stand on divisive questions of justice. But its appealing veneer of collaboration masks ambiguities at both a conceptual and an operational level. An attempt to put it into practice would look a lot like an auction, leaving(More)
T hese are paradoxical times for medical research that crosses national boundaries. On the one hand, there is widespread recognition that research funded by entities in high-income countries but carried out in low-and middle-income countries raises important questions about fairness and justice. On the other hand, the lack of consensus about which(More)
any physicists use the World Wide Web to post papers that are being considered for publication. Web posting provides for wide distribution and saves on postage and paper costs in comparison with the mailing of pre-prints. The primary question is how to prepare the papers so that they display properly on the Web. Most physicists will have prepared the(More)
In this paper we distinguish two competing conceptions of dignity, one recognizably Hobbesian and one recognizably Kantian. We provide a formal model of how decision-makers committed to these conceptions of dignity might reason when engaged in an economic transaction that is not inherently insulting, but in which it is possible for the dignity of the agent(More)
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