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Commonsense consequentialism

Douglas W. Portmore

Commonsense consequentialism

wherein morality meets rationality

by Douglas W. Portmore

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics,
  • Consequentialism (Ethics),
  • Practical reason

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-257) and index.

    StatementDouglas W. Portmore
    SeriesOxford moral theory, Oxford moral theory
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1031 .P67 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 266 p. ;
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25313231M
    ISBN 100199794537
    ISBN 109780199794539
    LC Control Number2010050743
    OCLC/WorldCa691927979

      Consequentialism collects, for the first time, both the main classical sources and the central contemporary expressions of this important position. Edited and introduced by Stephen Darwall, these readings are essential for anyone interested in normative ethics. Edited and introduced by Stephen Darwall, examines key topics in the consequentialist branch of moral Reviews: 2. Common-sense morality and consequentialism. London ; Boston: Routledge & Kegan, (OCoLC) Online version: Slote, Michael A. Common-sense morality and consequentialism. London ; Boston: Routledge & Kegan, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Michael Slote.

    Consequentialism is the class of normative ethical theories holding that the consequences of one's conduct are the ultimate basis for any judgment about the rightness or wrongness of that conduct. Thus, from a consequentialist standpoint, a morally right act (or omission from acting) is one that will produce a good outcome, or consequence. Commonsense Consequentialism: Wherein Morality Meets Rationality, forthcoming with Oxford University Press. Abstract: The book defends a version of consequentialism that both comports with our commonsense moral convictions and shares with other consequentialist theories the same compelling teleological conception of practical reasons.

    The book defends a version of consequentialism that both comports with our commonsense moral convictions and shares with other consequentialist theories the same compelling teleological conception of practical reasons. Currenly, he is working on a couple of papers the principle holds that we ought to perform our best option -- the option that. Moral Rationalism and Commonsense Consequentialism JOSHUA GERT The College of William & Mary Douglas Portmore achieves a great deal in his Commonsense Consequential ism.1 He offers an account of objective rationality that is not simply a slight variation on a standard account, and he uses it as the foundation for a moral.


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Commonsense consequentialism seeks to embrace the importance of commonsense features of the moral landscape (options and constraints, in particular), while retaining the consequentialist focus on the outcomes of our actions. This book is focused on the examination of the particular relationship between developments in neuroscience and commonsense concepts, such as free will, personal identity, privacy, etc., which feature prominently in moral discourse.

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Consequentialism and Moral Rationalism The too‐demanding objection: How moral rationalism leads us to. Similar books and articles Michael Slote, Common-Sense Morality and Consequentialism Reviewed By.

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Douglas Portmore's argument in Commonsense Consequentialism can profitably be understood as unfolding in two main argues in the first stage (chapters ) that a modest form of moral rationalism sets plausibility constraints on acceptable moral theories, and that traditional forms of act-consequentialism make demands that violate such constraints.

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Learn about Author Central Cited by: of practical reasons, which together entail act-consequentialism. In the sec ond part of the book, I argue that there is a version of act-consequentialism that can accommodate all the central features of commonsense morality: imperfect duties, special obligations, supererogatory acts.