The View from `Manywhere’: Normative Economics with Context-Dependent Preferences - Archive ouverte HAL Access content directly
Preprints, Working Papers, ... Year :

The View from `Manywhere’: Normative Economics with Context-Dependent Preferences

(1, 2) , (3)
1
2
3

Abstract

We propose a methodology for normative economics in presence of context-dependent preferences. The key feature of our approach is to locate normative authority, not in the synoptic and third-person judgement of the social planner (‘view from nowhere’), nor in the first-person judgement of the individual (‘view from somewhere’), but in the second-person ability of the individual to confront conflicting judgements across contexts (‘view from manywhere’). We offer a precise definition of context-dependence and detail our own proposition. We formulate a normative criterion of self-determination and advance two complementary justifications, interpreting the view from manywhere either as an extension of Sugden’s opportunity criterion, or as an application of Sen’s positional views in his theory of justice.
Fichier principal
Vignette du fichier
GREDEG-WP-2022-30 (1).pdf (676.5 Ko) Télécharger le fichier
Origin : Files produced by the author(s)

Dates and versions

hal-02915807 , version 1 (16-04-2021)
hal-02915807 , version 2 (29-09-2022)

Identifiers

  • HAL Id : hal-02915807 , version 2

Cite

Guilhem Lecouteux, Ivan Mitrouchev. The View from `Manywhere’: Normative Economics with Context-Dependent Preferences. 2022. ⟨hal-02915807v2⟩
102 View
43 Download

Share

Gmail Facebook Twitter LinkedIn More