Publications and Reports

Project Reports

Studies on Climate Ethics and Future Generations: Vol. II. Working paper series 2020:1-11. Editors: Paul Bowman & Katharina Berndt Rasmussen. Stockholm: Institute for Futures Studies.

Studies on Climate Ethics and Future Generations: Vol. I. Working paper series 2019:1–11. Editors: Paul Bowman & Katharina Berndt Rasmussen. Stockholm: Institute for Futures Studies.

Report and Self-Evaluation of the Program Climate Ethics and Future Generations (2019). Stockholm: Institute for Futures Studies.

Research Publications by the Program’s Researchers:

Forthcoming

Arrhenius, G. (forthcoming). Population paradoxes without transitivity. In Arrhenius G., Bykvist, K., Campbell, T., & Finneron-Burns, E. (eds.). Oxford Handbook of Population Ethics. Oxford University Press.

Arrhenius, G., Budolfson, M., & Spears, D. (forthcoming). Does climate change policy depend importantly on population ethics? Deflationary Responses to the Challenges of Population Ethics for Public Policy. Climate Change and Philosophy. Oxford University Press.

Arrhenius, G., Bykvist, K., Campbell, T., & Finneron-Burns, E. (eds.). (forthcoming). Oxford Handbook of Population Ethics. Oxford University Press.

Broome, J. (forthcoming). Loosening the betterness ordering of lives: A response to Rabinowicz. In Arrhenius, G., Bykvist, K., Campbell, T., & Finneron-Burns, E. (eds.). Oxford Handbook of Population Ethics. Oxford University Press.

Bykvist, K. (forthcoming). Evaluative uncertainty and population ethics. In Arrhenius, G., Bykvist, K., Campbell, T., & Finneron-Burns, E. (eds.). Oxford Handbook of Population Ethics. Oxford University Press.

Campbell, T. (forthcoming). Personal identity and impersonal ethics. In McMahan, J. (ed.). Festschrift for Derek Parfit. Oxford University Press.

Duus-Otterström, G. (Forthcoming). Sovereign States in the Greenhouse: Does Jurisdiction Speak Against Consumption Based Emissions Accounting?. Ethics, Policy & Environment.

Finneron-Burns, E. (forthcoming). State pension schemes and the duties of retirees. In Gardiner, S. (ed.). Oxford Handbook of Intergenerational Justice. Oxford University Press.

Mosquera, J. (forthcoming). Population ethics and disability. In Arrhenius, G., Bykvist, K., Campbell, T., & Finneron-Burns, E. (eds.). Oxford Handbook of Population Ethics. Oxford University Press.

Mosquera, J. (forthcoming). Justicia intergeneracional. In Gonzalez Ricoy, I., & Queralt, J. (eds.). Manual de Filosofia Politica.

Mosquera, J. (forthcoming). Review of Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen, Relational Egalitarianism: Living as Equals. Utilitas. Cambridge University Press.

Mosquera, J., Arrhenius, G. (Forthcoming). Positive Egalitarianism Reconsidered. Utilitas. Cambridge University Press.

Roberts, M.A. (forthcoming). A post-population ethics reconstruction of Reasons and Persons Part IV. In Sauchellie, A. (ed.). Parfit's Reasons and Persons: An Introduction and Critical Inquiry. Routledge.

Roberts, M.A. (forthcoming). Boonin and nonidentity:  Too narrow on the facts?  Too narrow on the theory? Law, Ethics and Philosophy, Symposium Issue.

Roberts, M.A. (forthcoming). The better chance puzzle and the value of existence:  A defense of person-based consequentialism. In Arrhenius, G., Bykvist, K., Campbell, T., & Finneron-Burns, E. (eds.). Oxford Handbook of Population Ethics. Oxford University Press.

Stefánsson, H.O., & Steele, K. (forthcoming). Reasoning with Unknown Possibilities. Cambridge University Press.

2020

Bowman, P. (2020). Duties of Corrective Justice and Historical Emissions. In Bowman, P., & Berndt Rasmussen, K. (eds.). Studies on Climate Ethics and Future Generations, Vol. II. Working paper series. Institute for Futures Studies. 

Budolfson, M. & Spears, D. (2020). Population ethics, and the prospects for fertility policy as climate mitigation policy. In Bowman, P., & Berndt Rasmussen, K. (eds.). Studies on Climate Ethics and Future Generations, Vol. II. Working paper series. Institute for Futures Studies. 

Bykvist, K. (2020). Consequentialism, ignorance, and uncertainty. In Portmore, D. (ed.). Oxford handbook on consequentialism. Oxford University Press.

Bykvist, K. (2020). Person-affecting and non-identity. In Bowman, P., & Berndt Rasmussen, K. (eds.). Studies on Climate Ethics and Future Generations, Vol. II. Working paper series. Institute for Futures Studies. 

Bykvist, K., MacAskill, W., Ord, T. (2020). Moral Uncertainty. Oxford University Press.

Bäckstrand, K., Nasiritousi, N., Skovgaard, J., Widerberg, O. Zelli, F.,  (ed) (2020). Governing the Climate-Energy Nexus. Cambridge University Press.

Campbell, T, Mosquera, J. (2020). Transformative Experience and the Shark Problem. Philosophical Studies. Springer Nature B.V.

Caney, S. (2020). Human Rights, Population and Climate Change. Human Rights and 21st Century Challenges. Oxford University Press.

Caney, S. (2020). The Right to Resist Global Injustice. The Oxford Handbook of Global Justice. Oxford University Press.

Duus-Otterström, G. (2020). Liability for Emissions without Laws of Political Institutions. In Bowman, P., & Berndt Rasmussen, K. (ed.). Studies on Climate Ethics and Future Generations, Vol. II. Working paper series. Institute for Futures Studies. 

Fairbrother, M., Arrhenius, G., Bykvist, K., Campbell, T. (2020). How Much Do We Value Future Generations? Climate Change, Debt, and Attitudes towards Policies for Improving Future Lives. In Bowman, P., & Berndt Rasmussen, K. (ed.). Studies on Climate Ethics and Future Generations, Vol. II. Working paper series. Institute for Futures Studies.

Herlitz, A. (2020). “Nondeterminacy, cycles and rational choice,” Analysis 80: 443-449.

Herlitz, A. (2020). “Spectrum arguments, parity and persistency,” Theoria 86: 463-481.

Herlitz, A., Hassoun, N.  & Lucio Esposito. (2020) “The value of life and the challenge to value aggregation,” in The Dimensions of Poverty: Measurement, Epistemic Injustice, Activism (ed. V. Beck, H. Hahn & R. Lepenies), New York: Springer.

Jylhä, Kirsti & Hellmer, Kahl. (2020). Right‐Wing Populism and Climate Change Denial: The Roles of Exclusionary and Anti‐Egalitarian Preferences, Conservative Ideology, and Antiestablishment Attitudes. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy. 

Mosquera, J. (2020). Why inflicting disability is wrong. The Mere Difference View and the causation-based objection. In Cureton, A. & Wasserman, D. (eds.). The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Disability. Oxford University Press.

Rabinowicz, W. (2020). Between Resolution and Sophistication – A Middle Way?. The Routledge Handbook of Practical Reason. Routledge.

Rabinowicz, W. (2020). Getting personal – The intuition of neutrality re-interpreted. In Bowman, P., & Berndt Rasmussen, K. (eds.). Studies on Climate Ethics and Future Generations, Vol. II.Working paper series. Institute for Futures Studies. 

Roberts, M.A. (2020). Parfit, Population Ethics and Pareto Plus. Derek Parfit’s Reasons and Persons: An Introduction and Critical Inquiry. Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429488450

Roberts, M. A. (2020). Populations Ethics, The Mere Addition Paradox, and the Structure of Consequentialism. The Oxford Handbook of Consequentialism. Oxford University Press.

Roberts, M. A. (2020). Population. International Encyclopedia of Ethics. John Wiley & Sons Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444367072.wbiee295.pub2

Roberts, M.A. (2020). Nonidentity Problem. International Encyclopedia of Ethics. John Wiley & Sons Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444367072.wbiee314.pub2

Roberts, M.A. (2020). What is the Right Way to Make a Wrong a Right? In Bowman, P., & Berndt Rasmussen, K. (eds.). Studies on Climate Ethics and Future Generations, Vol. II. Working paper series. Institute for Futures Studies. 

Steele, K. (2020). The distinct moral importance of acting together. In Bowman, P., & Berndt Rasmussen, K. (eds.). Studies on Climate Ethics and Future Generations, Vol. II. Working paper series. Institute for Futures Studies. 

Stefánsson, H.O. (2020). Catastrophic risk. Philosophy Compass, invited overview article.

2019

Andric, V. (2019). Consequentialism and robust goods. Utilitas.

Andric, V. (2019). Hedonism, desirability and the incompleteness objection. Thought.

Arrhenius G., and Mosquera J. (2019). Positive egalitarianism. In Bowman, P., & Berndt Rasmussen, K. (eds.). Studies on Climate Ethics and Future Generations, Vol. 1. Working paper series. Institute for Futures Studies. 

Berndt Rasmussen, K., & Algander, P. (2019). Asymmetry and non-identity. Utilitas, 1–18.

Bowman, P. (2019). On the alleged insufficiency of the Polluter Pays Principle. In Bowman, P., & Berndt Rasmussen, K. (eds.). Studies on Climate Ethics and Future Generations, Vol. I. Working paper series. Institute for Futures Studies. 

Broome, J. (2019). Against denialism. The Monist, 102 (1), 110-129.

Broome, J. (2019). Climate change and value. The Monist Special Edition.

Broome, J. (2019). Lessons from economics. In White, M. D. (ed.). Oxford Handbook of Ethics and Economics (pp. 585-608). Oxford University Press.

Broome, J. (2019). The badness of dying early. Saving People From the Harm of Death. Oxford University Press.

Broome, J (Editor). (2019). Value Theory and Climate Change. The Monist. Oxford Academic.

Broome, J. (2019). Philosophy in the IPCC. In Brister E., & Frodeman, R. (eds.). Philosophy for the Real World.

Budolfson, M., Dennig, F., Fleurbaey, M., Scovronick, N., Siebert, A., Spears, D. & Fabian Wagner. (2019). Optimal Climate Policy and the Future if World Economic Development. World Bank Economic Review 33, 21-40. World Bank.

Bykvist, K. (2019). Moral uncertainty. In LaFollette, H. (ed.). International Encyclopedia of Ethics. Wiley-Blackwell.

Bykvist, K. (2019). Rational decision under radical unawareness. Rivista Internazionale di Filosofia e Psicologia.

Bykvist, K. (2019). Person-affecting and non-identity. In Bowman, P., & Berndt Rasmussen, K. (eds.). Studies on Climate Ethics and Future Generations, Vol. II. Working paper series. Institute for Futures Studies. 

Bykvist, K., & Campbell, T. (2019). Persson's merely possible persons. In Bowman, P., & Berndt Rasmussen, K. (ed.). Studies on Climate Ethics and Future Generations, Vol. II. Working paper series. Institute for Futures Studies. 

Bäckstrand, K. & Nasiritousi, N. (2019). International Climate Policy in the Post Paris Era. Nordic Economic Policy Review 2019. Nordic Council of Ministers.

Campbell, T. (2019). The bullet-biting response to the non-identity problem. In Bowman, P., & Berndt Rasmussen, K. (eds.). Studies on Climate Ethics and Future Generations, Vol. I. Working paper series. Institute for Futures Studies. 

Campbell, T. (2019). Healthcare rationing and the badness of death. In Gamlund, E. & Tollef-Solberg, C. (eds.). Saving People from the Harm of Death (pp. 255-266). Oxford University Press.

Campbell, T. (2019). Review of Meghan Sullivan, Time Biases: A Theory of Rational Planning and Personal Persistence. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews.

Caney, S. (2019). Democratic Reform, Intergenerational Justice and the Challenges of the Long-Term. CUSP Essay Series on the Morality of Sustainable Prosperity No 11. CUSP (Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity).

Caney, S., Frame, D.J, Fuglstvedt, J., Harrington, L.J,  Joshi, M., and Millar, R. (2019). Emissions and emergence: a new index comparing relative contributions to climate change with relative climatic consequences. Environmental Research Letters. IOP Publishing Ltd.

Duus-Otterström, G. & Hjorten, D. (2019). Consumption-based emissions accounting: The normative debate. Environmental Politics, 28(5): 866-885

Fairbrother, M. (2019). Free Traders: Elites, Democracy, and the Rise of Globalization in North America. Oxford University Press.

Fairbrother, M, Johansson Sevä, I, Kulin, J. (2019). Political Trust and the Relationship between Climate Change Beliefs and Support for Fossil Fuel Taxes: Evidence from a Survey of 23 European Countries. Global Environmental Change Vol. 59. Elsevier B.V.

Finneron-Burns, E. (2019). Review of Diana Coole,Should We Control World Population? Ethics & International Affairs, 33(1).

Fleurbaey, M. & Zuber, S. (2019). Discounting and intergenerational ethics. In Bowman, P., & Berndt Rasmussen, K. (eds.). Studies on Climate Ethics and Future Generations, Vol. I. Working paper series. Institute for Futures Studies. 

Fleurbaey, M., Ferranna, M., Budolfson, M., Dennig, F., Mintz-Woo, K., Socolow, R., Spears, D. & Zuber, S., (2019). The social cost of carbon: Valuing inequality, risk, and population for climate policy. The Monist, 102(1), 84-109.

Herlitz, Anders. (2019). “Cluelessness and rational choice: The case of effective altruism,” Ethical Perspectives 26: 401-426.

Herlitz, A. (2019). Non-transitive better than relations and rational choice. Philosophia.

Herlitz, A. (2019). Stable and unstable choices. Economics and Philosophy.

Herlitz, A. (2019). Nondeterminacy, two-step models and justified choice. Ethics, 129(2), 284-308.

Herlitz, A. (2019). Nondeterminacy and population ethics. In Bowman, P., & Berndt Rasmussen, K. (eds.). Studies on Climate Ethics and Future Generations, Vol. I.Working paper series. Institute for Futures Studies. 

Herlitz, A., & Andersson, H. (2019). A more plausible collapsing principle. Theoria, 84(4), 325-336.

Herlitz, A. & Hassoun, N. (2019). “Distributing global health resources: Contemporary issues in political philosophy,” Philosophy Compass 14.

Herlitz, A., & Hassoun, N. (2019). Climate change and sustainable development: How to think about justice between states and individuals. In Kanbur, R., & Shue, H. (eds.). Climate Justice: Integrating Economics and Philosophy. Oxford University Press.

Huseby, R. (2019). The Luck egalitarian trilemma – Accepting exploitation? Social Theory & Practice, 45(1), 1-19.

Jylhä, K., Strimling, P. & Rydgren, J. (2020). Climate change denial among radical right-wing supporters. The Department of Sociology Working Paper Series no. 40. Stockholm University

Kolk, M. (2019). How does birth order and number of siblings affect fertility? A within-family comparison using Swedish Register Data. European Journal of Population.

Kolk, M. (2019). Period and cohort measures of internal migration. Population.

Kolk, M. (2019). Weak support for a U-shaped pattern between societal gender equality and fertility when comparing societies across time. Demographic Research, 40, 27-48.

Kolk, M. (2019). Demographic theory and population ethics– relationships between population size and population growth.In Bowman, P., & Berndt Rasmussen, K. (eds.). Studies on Climate Ethics and Future Generations, Vol. I. Working paper series. Institute for Futures Studies. 

Kolk, M., & Barclay, K. (2019). Parity and mortality: An examination of different explanatory mechanisms using data on biological and adoptive parents. European Journal of Population, 35(1), 63-85.

Kolk, M., & Barclay, K. (2019). Cognitive ability and fertility amongst Swedish men born 1951-1967. Evidence from military conscription registers. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. The Royal Society Publishing.

Kolk, M., Barclay, K., & Molitoris, J. (2019). When birth spacing does and does not matter for child survival: An international comparison using the DHS. Demography.

Rabinowicz, W. (2019). Can Parfit’s Appeal to Incommensurabilities Block the Continuum Argument for the Repugnant Conclusion? In Bowman, P., & Berndt Rasmussen, K. (eds.). Studies on Climate Ethics and Future Generations, Vol. I.Working paper series. Institute for Futures Studies.

Roberts, M.A. (2019) Why Wear Blinders? Boonin and the Narrow Approach to the Nonidentity Problem. Law, Ethics and Philosophy vol. 7, 102-126. Pompeu Fabra University.

Roberts, M.A. (2019). Does the additional worth-having existence make things better? In Bowman, P., & Berndt Rasmussen, K. (eds.). Studies on Climate Ethics and Future Generations, Vol. I.Working paper series. Institute for Futures Studies. 

Roberts, M.A. (2019). The nonidentity problem. The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Zalta, E. (ed.). Available: https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/nonidentity-problem/

Scovronick N., Budolfson, M., F. Dennig, F. Errickson, M. Fleurbaey, W. Peng, R.H. Socolow, D. Spears & F. Wagner. (2019). "The impact of human health co-benefits on evaluations of global climate policy", Nature Communications 2019 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-09499-x

Spears, D. (2019). Air: Pollution, Climate Change and India’s Choice Between Policy and Pretense. Harper Collins.

Steele, K. (2019). ‘’International Paretianism’ and the question of ‘feasible’ climate solutions. In Bowman, P., & Berndt Rasmussen, K. (eds.). Studies on Climate Ethics and Future Generations, Vol. I. Working paper series. Institute for Futures Studies.

Stefánsson, H.O. (2019). On the limits of the Precautionary Principle. Risk Analysis.

Stefánsson, H.O. (2019). Reply (reply to published comments on "On the limits of the Precautionary Principle"). Risk Analysis.

Stefánsson, H.O., & Bradley, R. (2019). What is risk aversion?. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 70(1), 77-102.

Zuber, S. (2019). Population-adjusted egalitarianism. In Bowman, P., & Berndt Rasmussen, K. (eds.). Studies on Climate Ethics and Future Generations, Vol. I. Working paper series: Institute for Futures Studies. 

Zuber, S. (2019). Parfit et les économistes: La contribution de Derek Parfit au débat sur la taille optimale de la population. Revue de Métaphysique et de Morale, 102, 23-37.

2018

Arrhenius, G. (2018). Climate change, risk, and population. In Global Warming, Global Ethics. Shiizukobundoshobo Co. Ltd.

Arrhenius, G., & Campbell, T. (2018). The problem of optimal population size. In International Panel on Social Progress (IPSP). (ed.). Rethinking Society for the 21st Century. Cambridge University Press.

Broome, J. (2018). Efficiency and future generations. Economics and Philosophy, 34 (2), 221-241.

Bykvist, K. (2018). Some critical comments on Zimmerman’s Ignorance and Moral Obligation. Journal of Moral Philosophy, 15(4), 383-400

Bäckstrand, K., Tallberg, J., & Scholte, J. (2018). Legitimacy in Global Governance: Sources, Processes and Effects. Oxford University Press.

Bäckstrand, K., Schleifer, P. & Zelli, F., (2018). Legitimacy and accountability in polycentric climate governance. In Jordan, A. et al. (eds.). Governing Climate Change. Polycentricity in Action. Cambridge University Press.

Crisp, R. (2018). Against partiality. Lindley Lecture Series. University of Kansas.

Crisp, R. (2018). Prudential and moral reasons. In Star, D. (ed.). Oxford Handbook of Reasons and Normativity (pp. 800-820). Oxford University Press.

Crisp, R., & Kringelbach, M. (2018). Higher and lower pleasures revisited: Evidence from neuroscience. Neuroethics, 11(2), 211-215.

Duus-Otterström, G. (2018). Fair-play obligations and distributive injustice. European Journal of Political Theory.

Finneron-Burns, E. (2018). The intergenerational original position. Social Theory & Practice, 43(4), 805-823.

Huseby, R. (2018). Should we relinquish or distribute the fruits of injustice? Journal of Value Inquiry, 52(2), 213-225.

Huseby, R. (2018). In or out? On benevolent absolutisms in The Law of Peoples. Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy, 13(2), 154-178.

Kolk, M., & Barclay, K. (2018). Birth Intervals and Health in Adulthood: A Comparison of Siblings using Swedish Register Data. Demography, 55(3), 929–955.

Kolk, M., & Dahlberg, J. (2018). Explaining Swedish Sibling Similarity in Fertility – Parental Fertility Behavior vs. Social Background. Demographic Research, 39, 884-893.

Kolk, M., & Kridahl, L. (2018). Retirement coordination in opposite-sex and same-sex married couples: Evidence from Swedish registers. Advances in Life Course Research, 38, 22-36.

Page, E. (2018). Environmental justice and sustainability. In Brown, C. and Eckersley, R. (eds.). The Oxford Handbook of International Political Theory. Oxford University Press.

Stefánsson, H.O. (2018). Is risk aversion irrational?. Synthese.

Stefánsson, H.O. (2018). Counterfactual skepticism and multidimensional semantics. Erkenntnis, 83(5), 875-898.

Stefánsson, H.O. (2018). On the ratio challenge for comparativism. Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 96(2), 380-390.