A New Approach to Rights in Social Choice Theory which Incorporates Utilitarianism
The paper axiomatises a modified utilitarian aggregation rule under which different weights are assigned to utilities in different rights categories. The relationship between actions and the allocation of utility rights categories is investigated. Application is made to two famous examples which appear in the social choice literature.
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