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WELFARISM AND FAIRNESS

@inproceedings{Baujard2018WELFARISMAF,
  title={WELFARISM AND FAIRNESS},
  author={Antoinette Baujard},
  year={2018}
}
The core idea of utilitarianism for Bentham is to establish that only individual utilities count in social welfare. There can be two distinct interpretations of this apparently simple principle. According to one view, individual utilities represent the basic information for the calculation of social welfare: this is how utilitarianism works. According to a second view, social welfare is maximized if and only if individual utilities are maximized: this is what justifies utilitarianism. This aim… Expand

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