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The Philosophical Review (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...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (3): 484–489.
Published: 01 July 2020
... . 2011 . “ Scoring Rules and Epistemic Compromise .” Mind 120 , no. 480 : 1053 – 69 . Pettigrew, Richard . 2016 . Accuracy and the Laws of Credence . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Ahlstrom-Vij Kristoffer and Dunn Jeffrey , eds., Epistemic Consequentialism . Oxford...
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The Philosophical Review (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...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 173–204.
Published: 01 April 2014
... the axioms so that egoists would agree. The issue between Sidgwick and commonsense morality is not the axioms but the much longer portion of the Methods that argues, sometimes unfairly, that the tests rule out any additional axioms. Those who favor the argument for consequentialism from the axioms...
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The Philosophical Review (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...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (1): 1–51.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Kurt L. Sylvan Despite the recent backlash against epistemic consequentialism, an explicit systematic alternative has yet to emerge. This article articulates and defends a novel alternative, Epistemic Kantianism , which rests on a requirement of respect for the truth . Section 1 tackles some...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (4): 421–479.
Published: 01 October 2017
... , all of x , y , and z are permissible in a choice between x , y , and z . Think of the theory as consequentialist and universalist. We are looking for a reason-based representation ℛ = 〈 N , ⊵ 〉 . Given consequentialism and universalism, each option must have a context-independent...
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The Philosophical Review (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...
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The Philosophical Review (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...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (4): 671–672.
Published: 01 October 2013
... by David Liebesman          310 Hoffman, Paul , Essays on Descartes reviewed by Marleen Rozemond          122 Horsten, Leon , The Tarskian Turn: Deflationism and Axiomatic Truth reviewed by Shawn Standefer          144 Hurley, Paul , Beyond Consequentialism reviewed by Jeffrey...
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The Philosophical Review (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...
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The Philosophical Review (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...
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The Philosophical Review (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...
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The Philosophical Review (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...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (2): 253–271.
Published: 01 April 2005
.... 1975 . Preference and Urgency. Journal of Philosophy 72 : 655 -69. ____. 1998 . What We Owe to Each Other . Cambridge.: Harvard University Press. ____. 2001 . Symposium on Amartya Sen's Philosophy: 3 — Sen and Consequentialism. Economics and Philosophy 17 : 39 -50. Sen, Amartya...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (2): 273–276.
Published: 01 April 2017
... individuation, Plato's and Aristotle's conceptions of perception and knowledge, consequentialism and teleology, moral luck, universals, self-knowledge, and friendship. Different parts will no doubt appeal to different readers. Many of the different topics explored deserve far more extensive discussion than I...
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The Philosophical Review (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...
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The Philosophical Review (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...
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The Philosophical Review (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...
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The Philosophical Review (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...