Thomas Wells

Thomas Wells is a philosopher based in Rotterdam in the Netherlands. He edits the Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics and blogs at The Philosopher’s Beard.

Written by Thomas Wells

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Essay/
Fairness and equality
Votes for the future

Democracies are notoriously short-sighted. With one simple device, we could give unborn citizens a say in our present

Thomas Wells