Beyond consequentialism

Hurley sets out a radical challenge to consequentialism, the theory which might seem to be the default option in contemporary moral philosophy. There is an unresolved tension within the theory: if consequentialists are right about the content of morality, then morality cannot have the rational autho...

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Main Author: Hurley, Paul
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2009, c2009
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