Well-Being Counterfactualist Accounts of Harm and Benefit

@article{Carlson2021WellBeingCA,
  title={Well-Being Counterfactualist Accounts of Harm and Benefit},
  author={Erik Carlson and Jens Johansson and Olle Risberg},
  journal={Australasian Journal of Philosophy},
  year={2021},
  volume={99},
  pages={164 - 174}
}
ABSTRACT Suppose that, for every possible event and person who would exist whether or not the event were to occur, there is a well-being level that the person would occupy if the event were to occur, and a well-being level that the person would occupy if the event were not to occur. Do facts about such connections between events and well-being levels always suffice to determine whether an event would harm or benefit a person? Many seemingly attractive accounts of harm and benefit entail an… Expand

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