The Rejection of Consequentialism: A Philosophical Investigation of the Considerations Underlying Rival Moral Conceptions

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In contemporary philosophy, substantive moral theories are typically classified as either consequentialist or deontological. Standard consequentialist theories insist, roughly, that agents must always act so as to produce the best available outcomes overall. Standard deontological theories, by contrast, maintain that there are some circumstances where one is permitted but not required to produce the best overall results, and still other circumstances in which one is positively forbidden to do so. Classical utilitarianism is ...

The Rejection of Consequentialism: A Philosophical Investigation of the Considerations Underlying Rival Moral Conceptions 1994, Clarendon Press

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The Rejection of Consequentialism: A Philosophical Investigation of the Considerations Underlying Rival Moral Conceptions 1994, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

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The Rejection of Consequentialism: A Philosophical Investigation of the Considerations Underlying Rival Moral Conceptions 1984, Oxford University Press, USA

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