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Intending to Benefit from Wrongdoing

Goodin, Robert; Pasternak, Avia

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Some believe that the mere beneficiaries of wrongdoing of others ought to disgorge their tainted benefits. Others deny that claim. Both sides of this debate concentrate on unavoidable beneficiaries of the wrongdoing of others, who are presumed themselves to be innocent by virtue of the fact they have neither contributed to the wrong nor could they have avoided receiving the benefit. But as we show, this presumption is mistaken for unavoidable beneficiaries who intend in certain ways to benefit...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016-06-22
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/109343
Source: Politics, Philosophy and Economics
DOI: 10.1177/1470594X16653624

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