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New Inconsistencies in Infinite Utilitarianism: Is Every World Good, Bad or Neutral?

Donniell Fishkind, Joel David Hamkins & Barbara Montero (2002). New Inconsistencies in Infinite Utilitarianism: Is Every World Good, Bad or Neutral? Australasian Journal of Philosophy80 (2):178 – 190.

In the context of worlds with infinitely many bearers of utility, we argue that several collections of natural Utilitarian principles–principles which are certainly true in the classical finite Utilitarian context and which any Utilitarian would find appealing–are inconsistent.

With Infinite Utility, More Needn’t Be Better

Joel David Hamkins & Montero (2000). With Infinite Utility, More Needn’t Be Better, Australasian Journal of Philosophy 78 (2):231 – 240.

Utilitarianism in Infinite Worlds

Joel David Hamkins & Montero (2000). Utilitarianism in Infinite Worlds,  Utilitas 12 (01):91-.