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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (1): 135–138.
Published: 01 January 2000
...William Nelson UTILITARIANISM, INSTITUTIONS, AND JUSTICE. By James Wood Bailey New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. Pp. xii, 203. Cornell University 2000 BOOK REVIEWS tical reasoning we are inclined to attribute responsibility, and yet (on most views...
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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 (2001) 110 (3): 428–430.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Earl Conee HEDONISTIC UTILITARIANISM. By Torbjörn Tännsjö. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1998. Pp. vi, 185. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 110, No. 3 (July 2001) HEDONISTIC UTILITARIANISM...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (1): 121–124.
Published: 01 January 2007
... rightly, Zuidervaart acknowledges both as legitimate, refusing to reduce either one to the other. Bruce Ellis Benson Wheaton College (IL) Philosophical Review, Vol. 116, No. 1, 2007 DOI 10.1215/00318108-2006-025 David Braybrooke, Utilitarianism: Restorations, Repairs, Renovations. Toronto...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 169–206.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., as opposed to simply picking one of the parties on more subjective grounds or out of pure whim. In addition to the practical consequences of this skeptical view, the article sketches some theoretical implications for debates about saving the greater number and about axiomatic utilitarianism.  7...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (2): 201–242.
Published: 01 April 2010
..., which it argues is largely independent of any particular ethical standpoint, gives us some reason to doubt a class of ethical theories that includes utilitarianism. © 2010 by Cornell University 2010 I owe thanks to Stephen Kearns, Daniel Markovits, Derek Parfit, Rebecca Markovits, Adrian Moore...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (4): 614–617.
Published: 01 October 2001
... to utilitarianism, the rule of always optimizing out- comes. In the second stage, one apprehends what one’s level of well-being would be in this world of perfect compliance with utilitarianism. In the third 614 BOOK REVIEWS stage, one determines...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 279–286.
Published: 01 April 2015
... consequences” of the classical utilitarianism of Bentham and Sidgwick (617). The reconciliation with Kant is important, since, with the British Idealists Bradley and Green, he is one of Irwin's heroes. He is nevertheless quite selective about the parts of Kant that he thinks worthy of endorsement. He holds...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 173–204.
Published: 01 April 2014
... of the conflict between egoism and utilitarianism, “I was forced to recognise the need of a fundamental ethical intuition” ( Sidgwick 1981 [1907] , xviii, also xxi). He seems to identify this intuition as “That a rational agent is bound to aim at Universal Happiness” (xxi). (This is inserted in square brackets...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (1): 132–135.
Published: 01 January 2000
... or to the despairing relativism of denying that there is any fact of the matter at all.* At other points, Haji’s strictly logical modus operundi lays him open to the accusation (in which Kantian, utilitarian, Wittgensteinian, and Aristotelian voices might form an unlikely chorus) of paying insufficient...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (1): 116–121.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Alex Madva References Conway Paul , and Gawronski Bertram 2013 . “ Deontological and Utilitarian Inclinations in Moral Decision Making: A Process Dissociation Approach .” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 104 : 216 – 35 . Thomson Judith Jarvis 1985...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (2): 243–246.
Published: 01 April 2010
... to derive utilitarianism (or, more precisely, to derive the summation of individual benefits claim that is at the heart of utilitarianism) from an attractive Pareto condition (if a prospect X is either better for or equally good for each individual than another prospect Y, and X is better for at least...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (2): 246–250.
Published: 01 April 2010
... to derive utilitarianism (or, more precisely, to derive the summation of individual benefits claim that is at the heart of utilitarianism) from an attractive Pareto condition (if a prospect X is either better for or equally good for each individual than another prospect Y, and X is better for at least...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (2): 250–255.
Published: 01 April 2010
... to derive utilitarianism (or, more precisely, to derive the summation of individual benefits claim that is at the heart of utilitarianism) from an attractive Pareto condition (if a prospect X is either better for or equally good for each individual than another prospect Y, and X is better for at least...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (2): 256–258.
Published: 01 April 2010
... to derive utilitarianism (or, more precisely, to derive the summation of individual benefits claim that is at the heart of utilitarianism) from an attractive Pareto condition (if a prospect X is either better for or equally good for each individual than another prospect Y, and X is better for at least...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (2): 259–263.
Published: 01 April 2010
... to derive utilitarianism (or, more precisely, to derive the summation of individual benefits claim that is at the heart of utilitarianism) from an attractive Pareto condition (if a prospect X is either better for or equally good for each individual than another prospect Y, and X is better for at least...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 275–278.
Published: 01 April 2002
... are assumed to be prior to duties (20); an inalienable right is narrowly defined as a right that cannot be consented away, or, more formally, “the possessor’s consent [alone] does not justify another in infringing that right”(19); some forms of utilitarian 275...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (1): 127–129.
Published: 01 January 2002
..., the view that “values are irreducibly plural and sometimes incompatible” (7). But who actually denies these claims? Act-utilitarians might seem likely cul- prits, since they view morality as a harmonious whole, reducible to a single highly general principle. But act-utilitarians would not deny...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (1): 115–118.
Published: 01 January 2007
..., 2007 DOI 10.1215/00318108-2006-025 David Braybrooke, Utilitarianism: Restorations, Repairs, Renovations. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2004. ix + 212 pp. David Braybrooke has recast earlier work as a defense of a form of utilitari- anism that differs from the classical conception...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (1): 118–121.
Published: 01 January 2007
... rightly, Zuidervaart acknowledges both as legitimate, refusing to reduce either one to the other. Bruce Ellis Benson Wheaton College (IL) Philosophical Review, Vol. 116, No. 1, 2007 DOI 10.1215/00318108-2006-025 David Braybrooke, Utilitarianism: Restorations, Repairs, Renovations. Toronto...