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Ideal code, real world : a rule-consequentialist theory of morality, Brad Hooker

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Ideal code, real world : a rule-consequentialist theory of morality
Title
Ideal code, real world
Title remainder
a rule-consequentialist theory of morality
Statement of responsibility
Brad Hooker
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What are the appropriate criteria for assessing a theory of morality? This work begins by answering this question, and then argues for a rule-consequentialist theory in which acts should be assessed morally in terms of impartially justified rules
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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1957-
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Hooker, Brad
Dewey number
171/.5
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
BJ1031
LC item number
.H755 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Consequentialism (Ethics)
  • Rules (Philosophy)
  • Conséquentialisme
  • Règle (Philosophie)
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Consequentialism (Ethics)
  • Rules (Philosophy)
  • Consequentialisme
  • Regels
Label
Ideal code, real world : a rule-consequentialist theory of morality, Brad Hooker
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-207) and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgements -- Contents -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Rule-consequentialism -- 1.2 Methodology -- 1.3 Coherence between Moral Theories and Our Considered Convictions -- 1.4 Moral Convictions We Share -- 1.5 Why Look for a Unifying Account? -- 1.6 Why Seek a Fundamentally Impartial Theory? -- 1.7 A Preliminary Picture -- 1.8 Objections to be Addressed -- 2 What Are the Rules to Promote? -- 2.1 A Picture of Rule-consequentialism -- 2.2 Rules are Not to be Valued in Terms of Numbers of Acts -- 2.3 Well-Being -- 2.4 Well-Being versus Equality -- 2.5 Fairness, Justice, Desert
  • 2.6 Fairness, Contracts, and Proportion -- 2.7 Priority to the Well-being of the Worst Off -- 2.8 Utilitarian Impartiality versus Priority to the Worst Off -- 2.9 Whose Well-being Counts? Rule-consequentialism versus Contractualism -- 2.10 Value in the Natural Environment -- 3 Questions of Formulation -- 3.1 Reasonably Expected, Rather than Actual, Consequences -- 3.2 Compliance versus Acceptance -- 3.3 What Level of Social Acceptance? -- 3.4 Publicity, Yes -- Relativizing, No -- 3.5 The Operation of Rules -- 4 Is Rule-Consequentialism Guilty of Collapse or Incoherence? -- 4.1 Introduction
  • 4.2 Collapse into Extensional Equivalence with Act-consequentialism -- 4.3 Why Rule-consequentialism Need Not Be Inconsistent -- 4.4 Is Rule-consequentialism Really Crypto-contractualism? -- 4.5 Is Rule-consequentialism Really Merely Intuitionism? -- 4.6 Is Rule-consequentialism Not Really Consequentialist? -- 5 Predictability and Convention -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Predictability -- 5.3 Unrestricted Conventionalism -- 5.4 Satis cing Conventionalism -- 5.5 Compromising with Convention out of Fairness -- 5.6 Public Goods and Good Dispositions -- 6 Prohibitions and Special Obligations
  • 6.1 Basic Rule-consequentialist Prohibitions -- 6.2 Our Intuitions about Prohibitions -- 6.3 Rule-consequentialism, Prohibitions, and Judgement -- 6.4 Rule-consequentialism and Absolute Prohibitions -- 6.5 Special Obligations to Others -- 7 Act-consequentialism -- 7.1 Act-consequentialism as a Criterion of Rightness, Not a Decision Procedure -- 7.2 Act- versus Rule-consequentialism on Prohibitions -- 7.3 The Economics of World Poverty -- 7.4 Act-consequentialism and the Needy -- 8 Rule-consequentialism and Doing Good for the World -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 The Large Gap Principle
  • 8.3 The Beneficence as an Imperfect Duty -- 8.4 Doing What, if Everyone Did It, would Maximize the Good -- 8.5 Behaving Decently in a Selfish World -- 8.6 Other Possible Worlds -- 8.7 Why Count the Costs of Getting Rules about Aid Internalized by the Poor? -- 9 Help with Practical Problems -- 9.1 Rule-consequentialism and Sex -- 9.2 Kinds of Euthanasia -- 9.3 Euthanasia as a Primarily Moral Matter -- 9.4 Potential Benefits of Euthanasia -- 9.5 The Potential Harms of Allowing Involuntary Euthanasia -- 9.6 Potential Harms of Allowing Voluntary and Non-voluntary Euthanasia
Control code
316064825
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 213 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191597701
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)316064825
Label
Ideal code, real world : a rule-consequentialist theory of morality, Brad Hooker
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-207) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgements -- Contents -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Rule-consequentialism -- 1.2 Methodology -- 1.3 Coherence between Moral Theories and Our Considered Convictions -- 1.4 Moral Convictions We Share -- 1.5 Why Look for a Unifying Account? -- 1.6 Why Seek a Fundamentally Impartial Theory? -- 1.7 A Preliminary Picture -- 1.8 Objections to be Addressed -- 2 What Are the Rules to Promote? -- 2.1 A Picture of Rule-consequentialism -- 2.2 Rules are Not to be Valued in Terms of Numbers of Acts -- 2.3 Well-Being -- 2.4 Well-Being versus Equality -- 2.5 Fairness, Justice, Desert
  • 2.6 Fairness, Contracts, and Proportion -- 2.7 Priority to the Well-being of the Worst Off -- 2.8 Utilitarian Impartiality versus Priority to the Worst Off -- 2.9 Whose Well-being Counts? Rule-consequentialism versus Contractualism -- 2.10 Value in the Natural Environment -- 3 Questions of Formulation -- 3.1 Reasonably Expected, Rather than Actual, Consequences -- 3.2 Compliance versus Acceptance -- 3.3 What Level of Social Acceptance? -- 3.4 Publicity, Yes -- Relativizing, No -- 3.5 The Operation of Rules -- 4 Is Rule-Consequentialism Guilty of Collapse or Incoherence? -- 4.1 Introduction
  • 4.2 Collapse into Extensional Equivalence with Act-consequentialism -- 4.3 Why Rule-consequentialism Need Not Be Inconsistent -- 4.4 Is Rule-consequentialism Really Crypto-contractualism? -- 4.5 Is Rule-consequentialism Really Merely Intuitionism? -- 4.6 Is Rule-consequentialism Not Really Consequentialist? -- 5 Predictability and Convention -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Predictability -- 5.3 Unrestricted Conventionalism -- 5.4 Satis cing Conventionalism -- 5.5 Compromising with Convention out of Fairness -- 5.6 Public Goods and Good Dispositions -- 6 Prohibitions and Special Obligations
  • 6.1 Basic Rule-consequentialist Prohibitions -- 6.2 Our Intuitions about Prohibitions -- 6.3 Rule-consequentialism, Prohibitions, and Judgement -- 6.4 Rule-consequentialism and Absolute Prohibitions -- 6.5 Special Obligations to Others -- 7 Act-consequentialism -- 7.1 Act-consequentialism as a Criterion of Rightness, Not a Decision Procedure -- 7.2 Act- versus Rule-consequentialism on Prohibitions -- 7.3 The Economics of World Poverty -- 7.4 Act-consequentialism and the Needy -- 8 Rule-consequentialism and Doing Good for the World -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 The Large Gap Principle
  • 8.3 The Beneficence as an Imperfect Duty -- 8.4 Doing What, if Everyone Did It, would Maximize the Good -- 8.5 Behaving Decently in a Selfish World -- 8.6 Other Possible Worlds -- 8.7 Why Count the Costs of Getting Rules about Aid Internalized by the Poor? -- 9 Help with Practical Problems -- 9.1 Rule-consequentialism and Sex -- 9.2 Kinds of Euthanasia -- 9.3 Euthanasia as a Primarily Moral Matter -- 9.4 Potential Benefits of Euthanasia -- 9.5 The Potential Harms of Allowing Involuntary Euthanasia -- 9.6 Potential Harms of Allowing Voluntary and Non-voluntary Euthanasia
Control code
316064825
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 213 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191597701
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)316064825

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