v9n6: Kates on Regulating Sweatshops

michael_katesSweatshop Regulations and Ex Ante Contractualism, by Michael Kates


Kuyumcuoglu argues that defenders of sweatshop regulations should reject consequentialism and accept an ex ante interpretation of contractualism instead. In this Commentary I show that Kuyumcuoglu’s argument doesn’t succeed. Defenders of sweatshops shouldn’t become ex ante contractualists because its advantages on this issue are more apparent than real.

To download the full PDF, click here: Kates on Regulating Sweatshops

Michael Kates is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Saint Joseph’s University.

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