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Core Readings

John Broome (2005). “Should We Value Population?” In: Journal of Political Philosophy 13.4, pp. 399–413

Johann Frick (2017). “On the Survival of Humanity”. In: Canadian Journal of Philosophy 47.2-3, pp. 344–367

Tomi Francis (n.d.). “In Favour of Making Happy People”. Unpublished manuscript

Additional Readings

Elizabeth Finneron-Burns (2017). “What’s Wrong With Human Extinction?” In: Canadian Journal of Philosophy 47.2–3, pp. 327–343

Further Readings

Johan Frick (2020). “Conditional Reasons and the Procreation Asymmetry”. In: Philosophical Perspectives: Ethics 34, pp. 53–87

Teruji Thomas (2019). “The Asymmetry, Uncertainty, and the Long Term”. GPI Working Paper No. 11–2019

Melinda A. Roberts (2011). “The Asymmetry: A Solution”. In: Theoria 77.4, pp. 333–367

Ralf M. Bader (2022). “The Asymmetry”. In: Ethics and Existence: The Legacy of Derek Parfit. Ed. by Jeff McMahan et al. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Chap. 1, pp. 15–37

Wlodek Rabinowicz (2009). “Broome and the Intuition of Neutrality”. In: Philosophical Issues 19, pp. 389–411