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  • Halliday, Daniel; Parr, Tom (Cambridge University Press, 2022)
    In this chapter, we assess the case for mandatory retirement. After briefly considering the issue of age discrimination, we examine a couple of influential arguments in defence of mandatory retirement. Drawing on the work ...
  • Parr, Tom (Springer, 2022)
    How should policymakers respond to the risk of technological unemployment that automation brings? First, I develop a procedure for answering this question that consults, rather than usurps, individuals’ own attitudes and ...
  • Parr, Tom (Florida State University Department of Philosophy - Philosophy Documentation Center, 2022)
    Automation can bring the risk of technological unemployment, as employees are replaced by machines that can carry out the same or similar work at a fraction of the cost. Some believe that the appropriate response is to tax ...
  • Moles, Andres; Parr, Tom (SAGE Publications, 2019)
    There is a deep divide among political philosophers of an egalitarian stripe. On the one hand, there are so-called distributive egalitarians, who hold that equality obtains within a political community when each of its ...
  • Billingham, Paul; Parr, Tom (Wiley, 2020)
    Public shaming plays an important role in upholding valuable social norms. But, under what conditions, if any, is it morally justifiable? Our aim in this paper is systemically to investigate the morality of public shaming, ...
  • Parr, Tom; Williams, Andrew (Oxford University Press, 2021)
    What level and kind of protection against relative misfortune should our community provide, and how should it distribute the costs of provision amongst its members? According to the answer this paper explores, within bounds ...
  • Slavny, Adam; Parr, Tom (Cambridge University Press, 2015)
    In Born Free and Equal: A Philosophical Inquiry into the Nature of Discrimination, Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen defends the harm-based account of the wrongness of discrimination, which explains the wrongness of discrimination ...
  • Parr, Tom (SAGE Publications, 2018)
    In this article, I am concerned exclusively with the kind of comparative disadvantage an individual suffers in having less valuable opportunities than another individual and that may entitle her to corrective action, such ...
  • Parr, Tom (Wiley, 2022)
    Many individuals have miserable work lives, in which they must toil away at mind-numbing yet exhausting tasks for hours on end, being ordered about by their superiors, perhaps with few guarantees that this source of income ...
  • Christensen, James; Parr, Tom; Axelsen, David V. (Cambridge University Press, 2022)
    In recent years, much public attention has been devoted to the existence of pay discrepancies between men and women at the upper end of the income scale. For example, there has been considerable discussion of the ‘Hollywood ...
  • Billingham, Paul; Parr, Tom (Wiley, 2020)
    We are witnessing increasing use of the Internet, particular social media, to criticize (perceived) moral failings and misdemeanors. This phenomenon of so-called ‘online public shaming’ could provide a powerful tool for ...
  • Parr, Tom; Slavny, Adam (Wiley, 2019)
    In the debate on the basis of moral equality, one conclusion achieves near consensus: that we must reject all accounts that ground equality in the possession of some psychological capacity (Psychological Capacity Accounts). ...
  • Parr, Tom (Springer, 2019)
    In a co-authored piece with Adam Slavny, I argued that any promising account of the wrongness of discrimination must focus not only on the harmful outcomes of discriminatory acts but also on the deliberation of the ...
  • Parr, Tom (Springer, 2016)
    It is common to focus on the duties of the wrongdoer in cases that involve injustice. Presumably, the wrongdoer owes her victim an apology for having wronged her and perhaps compensation for having harmed her. But, these ...
  • Parr, Tom; Slavny, Adam (Wiley, 2019)
    Imposing pure risks—risks that do not materialise into harm—is sometimes wrong. The Harm Account explains this wrongness by claiming that pure risks are harms. By contrast, The Autonomy Account claims that pure risks impede ...

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