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Fichte and the universality of the moral law
(Philosophy documentation center, 2008)
In his lectures of 1806 On the Way to the Blessed Life, Fichte draws a distinction between lower and higher morality. According to him, the paradigm of the lower morality is to be found in Kant’s ethics insofar as it ...
A Generalized Index of Fractionalization
(Université de Montréal. Département de sciences économiques., 2008-01)
The goal of this paper is to contribute to the economic literature on ethnic and cultural diversity by proposing a new index that is informationally richer and more flexible than the commonly used ‘ethno-linguistic ...
The Efficient Use of Multiple Sources of a Nonrenewable Resource under Supply Cost Uncertainty
(Université de Montréal. Département de sciences économiques., 2008-03)
Uncertainties as to future supply costs of nonrenewable natural resources, such as oil and gas, raise the issue of the choice of supply sources. In a perfectly deterministic world, an efficient use of multiple sources of ...
Multi-Profile Intergenerational Social Choice
(Université de Montréal. Département de sciences économiques., 2008-06)
Ferejohn and Page transplanted a stationarity axiom from Koopmans’ theory of impatience into Arrow’s social choice theory with an infinite horizon and showed that the Arrow axioms and stationarity lead to a dictatorship ...