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Introduction

Donald H. Regan

in Utilitarianism and Co-operation

Published in print July 1980 | ISBN: 9780198246091
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191680922 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246091.003.0001
Introduction

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This introductory chapter discusses the points that are made about the scope of inquiry presented in this book. The first point is that there is no particular view about what consequences are to be promoted and what to be avoided. The second point is that this study is concerned with the consequences of agents' actually doing what is required of them by whatever theory is being focused on.

Keywords: inquiry; consequences; agents; theory

Chapter.  4055 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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