Edmund Gurney (1847 - 1888)
Brief summary of the life of the first negative utilitarian, by Derek Greatrex.
The Least Suffering for the Smallest Number
A negative utilitarian approach to the problem of ethical priorities questioning the Copenhagen consensus.
Mission Statement of BLTC Research
BLTC was founded to promote paradise engineering
Negative utilitarianism, by David Pearce
Challenges the moral symmetry of pleasure and pain. Most philosophers jump to the conclusion that it would justify erasing the world were that the only way to eradicate suffering - however it is a little more complicated than that.
Short essay - some critical thoughts on negative utilitarianism: proposing an understanding of "negative" as a matter of degree.
Paradise Engineering / The Hedonistic Imperative
How genetic engineering and nanotechnology will enable us to get rid of suffering in all sentient life.
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