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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Philosophy,
  • Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7924139M
ISBN 100742509702
ISBN 109780742509702

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction / Brad Hooker, Elinor Mason, and Dale E. Miller Between act and rule: the consequentialism of G.E. Moore / William H. Shaw The educational equivalence of act and rule utilitarianism / Sanford S. Levy Defending rule utilitarianism / Jonathan. Another appealing idea is that the consequences of actions matter, often more than anything else. Rule consequentialism tries to weave these two ideas into a general theory of morality. This theory holds that morally wrong actions are the ones forbidden by rules whose . Morality, Rules, and Consequences: A Critical Reader explores for students and researchers the relationship between consequentialist theory and moral rules. Most of the chapters focus on rule consequentialism or on the distinction between act and rule versions of consequentialism. Morality, Rules and Consequences: A Critical Reader | Brad Hooker, Elinor Mason, Dale E. Miller | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books.

  Morality, Rules and Consequences: A Critical Reader explores for students and researchers the relationship between consequentialist theory and moral rules. Most of the chapters focus on rule consequentialism or on the distinction between act and rule versions of consequentialism.   Morality should be based on objective logic that does not appeal to consequences (which we do not know in advance - nobody knew who will pick the cotton when they free the slaves), not on rule books (corrupt people want to write them) and not on G. Gert's 10 Rules Toward a Common Morality. A full discussion of these rules requires a close and fair reading of Gert's work. The text planned for reading and discussion is a small summary of his thought, Common Morality, that has a fulsome professional accounting in his text, Morality: Its Nature and Justification. So with this stipulation well in mind let's look at them and see what we think. [BENNETT] Morality and Consequences 51 When people contrast ‘active’ with ‘passive’ euthanasia, they may be pointing to the positive/negative line which interests me. If they are - and indeed even if they are not -they are using ‘pas- sive’ in a manner which seems not to stand up to critical scrutiny.