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Tim Christie

Journal of Moral Philosophy 6 (2009) 178–195 JOURNAL OF MORAL PHILOSOPHY © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2009 DOI 10.1163/174552409X402340 Natural Separateness: Why Parfi t’s Reductionist Account of Persons Fails to Support Consequentialism Tim W. Christie Department of Philosophy

Daniel Nolan

Journal of Moral Philosophy 6 (2009) 5–22 JOURNAL OF MORAL PHILOSOPHY © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2009 DOI 10.1163/174552409X365900 Consequentialism and Side Constraints * Daniel Nolan Department of Philosophy, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, United Kingdom

Benjamin Sachs

Douglas W. Portmore, Commonsense Consequentialism: Wherein Morality Meets Rationality (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011), 266 pp. ISBN: 9780199794539 I. A New Version of Consequentialism Douglas Portmore begins his new book, Commonsense Consequentialism: Wherein Morality Meets

Jussi Suikkanen

I Introduction Consequentialism is a family of ethical theories that share the following structure: 1 Options : In any situation an agent is in, there is a set of all the mutually exclusive actions that the agent could do in that situation. The alternatives in this set constitute the agent

Grotefeld, Stefan

[German Version] embraces a group of moral theories that claim that actions with the best consequences are morally correct. Nonconsequentialism asserts that what is morally correct is not (or not solely) determined by the consequences of an action. Consequentialism represents a modern form of the

Sanford Levy

Rule consequentialism is the view that, roughly, an act is right if and only if it is in accord with the ideal set of rules or code, and a code is ideal if and only if following it or, perhaps, teaching it would produce more utility than following or teaching any other code would produce

Martin Peterson

fairness and the total number of people saved count. It is shown that the mixed solution can be defended without assuming the possibility of interpersonal comparisons of value. Keywords aggregation; consequentialism; fairness; number problem 1. Introduction Suppose you face a choice between two

William Sin

commonsense will resist the third point. However, I argue in this paper that, since the fi rst two points are harder to refute, we have to accept the third point anyway. Keywords consequentialism , famine , iteration , moral extremism , principle of easy rescue , problem of demandingness Th is is the Trilemma

Jeremy Anderson

deontology and virtue in important ways, is fundamentally consequentialist. Second, I will use this to argue that taking his consequentialism seriously may require us to arrive at a significantly different and more demanding sense of what Hobbes believes is morally required than we may appear to get from


Khalid Yahya Blankinship

Related to iltifāt in that it also involves a sudden shift of attention for the reader is the emphatic rhetorical device known as istithnāʾ munqaṭiʿ , which might be translated as as “non-consequential exception.” 1 This feature is often described by the grammarians from the earliest times, but