Global Problems?

  • Walter Dodds


This chapter delineates how I will define global problems including the general moral assumptions that will guide the approach taken in future chapters. It starts discussing the major causes of death currently and lists potential future catastrophes. It considers major global causes of suffering and how we can estimate risk of human death and suffering into the future. It discusses some of the major emotional issues that go with considering the worst problems.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter Dodds
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  1. 1.Division of BiologyKansas State UniversityManhattanUSA

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