A Philosopher's Guide to Discounting


Mintz-Woo, K. (Forthcoming). A Philosopher's Guide to Discounting. In T. McPherson, M. Budolfson, & D. Plunkett (Ed.), Philosophy & Climate Change . Oxford, Oxford University Press.


This chapter provides an introduction to discounting in the context of climate change. It draws attention to, inter alia, the difference between discounting in pure and impure terms while arguing that appeals to expertise in setting values may be justified in problems of this type.

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