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Help With Practical Problems

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/10.1093/0199256578.003.0009
 Help With Practical Problems

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Tries to illustrate how rule‐consequentialism can be applied to other practical problems. Explains which traditional prohibitions on sexual activity rule‐consequentialism would endorse. Then explains how rule‐consequentialists would think about the permissibility of euthanasia.

Keywords: euthanasia; sex

Chapter.  4724 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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