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Rule‐Consequentialism and Doing Good for the World

Brad Hooker

in Ideal Code, Real World

Published in print October 2002 | ISBN: 9780199256570
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191597701 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199256578.003.0008
 Rule‐Consequentialism and Doing Good for the World

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Surveys different principles about duties to aid, including Kantian principles. Then proposes a rule‐consequentialist duty to aid, and defends that approach against objections to it.

Keywords: aid; duties; Kantian duty; rule‐consequentialism

Chapter.  6225 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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