Benjamin Ferguson: Grundningsproblemet rörande utnyttjande
Onsdag 1 februari, 2023kl. 13:15 - 15:00
Högre seminariet i filosofi bjuder in till en gästföreläsning med Benjamin Ferguson, University of Warwick, Föreläsningen har den engelska titeln "Exploitation's Grounding Problem".
Abstract (på engelska):
Standard accounts of what makes exploitation wrong ground its wrong in distributive unfairness. That is, when A exploits B he wrongs her by taking a greater share of the benefits from their interaction than he ought. I argue that this standard account does not succeed; exploitation's wrong cannot be grounded on distributive unfairness. I assume that distributive unfairness is pro tanto wrong. However, I argue that in situations where transactors' consent to a transaction is morally valid, it is also morally transformative and overrides distributive unfairness's pro tanto wrong. Thus, wrongful exploitation requires morally invalid consent. I then argue that the consent given in many paradigmatic cases of exploitation is, in fact, morally valid. Consequently, many paradigmatic exploitations are not morally wrong.
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