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The Theory of Co-operative Utilitarianism

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/9780198246091.003.0010
The Theory of Co-operative Utilitarianism

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This chapter discusses what the discussion of P tells people about CU. This is done by recalling where the discussion of CU stopped at the end of Chapter 8. It also provides a more detailed five-step sketch of CU, which directs each agent to do certain things. Some of these steps include holding himself ready to do his part in the co-operative venture and identifying the other co-operators.

Keywords: P; CU; five-step sketch; agent; co-operative venture; co-operators

Chapter.  10106 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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