Why wait? A new solution to the non-identity problemDaniel Cohen (Charles Sturt University)
Martin Building (Mar) Room 488
La Trobe University
In this paper, I present a novel solution to the non-identity problem. The non-identity problem is the problem of explaining why, in certain cases, we are morally obligated to create the happier of two distinct possible individuals. For instance, we think that a woman suffering from German Measles is morally obligated to wait until she recovers before conceiving a child. I will offer an argument for the claim that the woman is indeed morally obligated to wait.
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