Recently we had the pleasure of organizing ‘The Philosophy Exchange Philosophy of Science Graduate Conference’ (PSGC 2021). The idea to put on our first conference came about in March 2021, and we got down to planning shortly after. The first step; deciding on a theme. We wanted something that would … Continue reading Philosophy Exchange Conference 2021
In the final blog in his series, Rob considers the implications of sufficientarianism combined with the currency of self-respect. He shows how this kind of sufficientarianism escapes an objection to which other interpretations are vulnerable. This provides stronger grounds for his interpretation.
In this blog, Rob considers what the currency of Sufficientarianism should be. In this context, currency means the metric that is used to quantify what or how much individuals need. Drawing on the ideas of Rawls, Rob argues the currency should be self-respect. Provided everyone has self-respect, then they have enough.
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