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Ronald F. White, Ph.D. Professor of Philosophy College of Mount St. Joseph

Ronald F. White, Ph.D. Professor of Philosophy College of Mount St. Joseph

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Ronald F. White, Ph.D. Professor of Philosophy College of Mount St. Joseph

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  1. World Hunger Ronald F. White, Ph.D. Professor of Philosophy College of Mount St. Joseph

  2. Introduction

  3. Theories • Neo-Malthusianism • Malthus (population/food) • Garrett Hardin • Lifeboat Analogy • Ratchet Effect • Libertarianism • Negative Rights vs. Positive Rights • Developmentalism • Peter Singer • The Expanding Circle

  4. Neomalthusianism • Neo-Malthusianism • Malthus (population/food) • Garrett Hardin • Lifeboat Analogy • Ratchet Effect

  5. Developmentalism • Developmentalism • Roman Catholic Church • Peter Singer • Development of Third World: • Political Infrastructure • Remove Incompetent Politicians • End Corruption • Physical Infrastructure • Roads, Airports, Court Houses, etc. • Legal Infrastructure • Rule of Law (Court System) • Economic Infrastructure • Provide Jobs (especially for young men!) • Banking Institutions • Social Infrastructure • Educational Institutions • Medical Institutions • Empowerment of Women • Population Control • Work Ethic

  6. Libertarianism • Beneficence is best expressed by individual choice. • Governmentally Sponsored Food Assistance is immoral and/or inefficient • Immoral: • Inefficient: • Preference for Non-Governmental Developmental Organizations

  7. Small Group Discussion