What we owe the future
by MacAskill, William, 1987- (Author)
"One of the most stunning achievements of moral philosophy is something we take for granted: moral universalism, or the idea that every human has equal moral worth. In What We Owe the Future, Oxford philosopher William MacAskill demands that we go a step further, arguing that people not only have eq... Full description
- Part I. The Long View: The case for longtermism
- You can shape the course of history
- Part II. Trajectory Changes: Moral change
- Value lock-in
- Part III. Safeguarding Civilisation: Extinction
- Part IV. Assessing the End of the World: Is it good to make happy people?
- Will the future be good or bad?
- Part V. Taking Action: What to do.