Search Results for consequentialization
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2008) 117 (2): 159–191.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Daniel Jacobson This essay argues, flouting paradox, that Mill was a utilitarian but not a consequentialist. First, it contends that there is logical space for a view that deserves to be called utilitarian despite its rejection of consequentialism; second, that this logical space is, in fact...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2014) 123 (2): 173–204.
Published: 01 April 2014
... by themselves yield consequentialism. I also reply to the worry that benevolence is not even one duty. In section 3, I note what Sidgwick needs to move from benevolence to consequentialism. It is especially important for him to be able to reject duties other than benevolence , where these...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2013) 122 (4): 657–661.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Jeffrey Brand Hurley Paul , Beyond Consequentialism . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2009 . viii + 275 pp. © 2013 by Cornell University 2013 The most familiar objections to consequentialism claim that the theory gives counterintuitive answers to certain moral questions...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2014) 123 (1): 79–105.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Stephen Darwall Derek Parfit's Reasons and Persons (1984) mounted a striking defense of Act Consequentialism against a Rawls-inspired Kantian orthodoxy in moral philosophy. On What Matters (2011) is notable for its serious engagement with Kant's ethics and for its arguments in support of the...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2017) 126 (4): 421–479.
Published: 01 October 2017
... properties weighing of reasons reason-based representation consequentialization deontic equivalence underdetermination choice theory The aim of this essay is to propose a new approach to the formal representation of moral theories. We show that any moral theory within a very large class can be...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 434–436.
Published: 01 July 2001
... the dilemma by contending that the best versions of both consequentialism and deontology entail that the principle of weak retributivism is inviolate. Now, one of the most prominent objections to consequentialism is that it could require punishing people known to be innocent...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2013) 122 (4): 671–672.
Published: 01 October 2013
... 122 Horsten, Leon , The Tarskian Turn: Deflationism and Axiomatic Truth reviewed by Shawn Standefer 144 Hurley, Paul , Beyond Consequentialism reviewed by Jeffrey Brand 657 James, Aaron , Fairness in Practice: A Social Contract for a Global Economy reviewed by...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2000) 109 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 January 2000
... values to be fundamental; and conse- quentialism, which takes the promoting of agent-neutral values to be fun- damental. Pettit proceeds by rejecting all candidates other than conse- quentialism. He then defends consequentialism against the familiar criti- cisms that it justifies wrong actions...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2019) 128 (2): 246–249.
Published: 01 April 2019
... reasons, welfare, and ethics, many of which are contemporary classics. New here are a unifying introduction and the paper “Subjectivism and Reasons to Be Moral.” The volume would make a useful centerpiece to a graduate seminar focused on reasons, welfare, or consequentialism. And the new essay will be of...
The Philosophical Review (1 October 2001) 110 (4): 609–611.
Published: 01 October 2001
... there are only agent-neutral reasons. Myers’s core idea about morality is that of fair cooperation in the promotion of the general good. Despite its consequentialist affinity, this approach is incompatible with act consequentialism, which applies its requirement of beneficence directly to each of...
The Philosophical Review (1 January 2007) 116 (1): 1–50.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Concerning Natural Religion orig. pub. in 1779] Jackson, Frank. 1991 . “Decision-Theoretic Consequentialism and the Nearest and Dearest Objection.” Ethics 101 : 461 -82. Jordan, Jeff, ed. 1994 . Gambling on God: Essays on Pascal's Wager . Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield. Kagan, Shelly, and...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2013) 122 (3): 337–393.
Published: 01 July 2013
..., nonutilitarian varieties of act-consequentialism, and (if there's time) rule-consequentialism. On the deontological side, one studies various formulations of Kant's categorical imperative, Ross's theory of prima facie duties, and (if there's time) contractualism. The familiar refrain is that consequentialist...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2005) 114 (2): 253–271.
Published: 01 April 2005
... it is irrational to prefer an act that fails to maximize the value of the states of affairs that it brings about. This is the core controversial idea behind consequentialism. Sen does reject consequentialism as a moral theory (311 n. 15). But this is because he denies that states must be valued...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2017) 126 (2): 273–276.
Published: 01 April 2017
... philosophical ground, including metaphysical and logical paradoxes, source criticism, Plato's use of different literary forms, the nature of understanding, explanation, and individuation, Plato's and Aristotle's conceptions of perception and knowledge, consequentialism and teleology, moral luck, universals...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 428–430.
Published: 01 July 2001
... on behalf of consequentialism the possibility of its being morally right to keep secret the true morality. Chapter 10 takes a bold position. AU asserts that an act’s moral status is determined by how things would have gone, had the act been performed. It is held that some of the...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2003) 112 (2): 251–253.
Published: 01 April 2003
... to the voluminous literature on this topic reca- pitulates Aristotle’s basic argumentative posture. This is a pity, since this is probably the single most cited passage of Metaphysics B, and also the most philo- sophically consequential. Here, Madigan might have done well to deviate from his...
The Philosophical Review (1 April 2003) 112 (2): 273–276.
Published: 01 April 2003
...- 273 BOOK REVIEWS cess of cultural change that Bacon thus exemplifies as a shift from moral phi- losophy to science, whereby the philosopher becomes the scientist. Leaving aside possible problems with consequential anachronism (was it possible for there to be...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2012) 121 (3): 475–481.
Published: 01 July 2012
.... The Fifth Hammer: Pythagoras and the Disharmony of the World. New York: Zone Books. 191 pp. Hume, David. 2011. The Letters of David Hume. Edited by J. Y. T. Greig. New York: Oxford University Press. Hurley, Paul. 2011. Beyond Consequentialism. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Irwin, Terence...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2005) 114 (3): 416–419.
Published: 01 July 2005
..., nature, and each other. 416 BOOK REVIEWS The essays found here spell out the implications of “a thoroughgoing Dar- winian Naturalism” that is “philosophically naturalist, morally consequential- ist, and metaethically...
The Philosophical Review (1 July 2008) 117 (3): 473–479.
Published: 01 July 2008
.... Sticks and Stones: The Philosophy of Insults. Oxford: Oxford University Press. xi + 292 pp. Norden, Bryan W. Van. 2007. Virtue Ethics and Consequentialism in Early Chinese Philosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. xiv + 412 pp...