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Against Consequentialism

Title: Against Consequentialism: The Wrongness of Impartiality.
Name(s): Jones, Nathaniel, author
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Text
Issuance: serial
Date Issued: 2011
Physical Form: computer
online resource
Extent: 1 online resource
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: The most important objective of this paper is to provide a clear and detailed overview of Consequentialism and to show one way in which it is mistaken in its moral prescriptions. While there may be many criticisms of Consequentialism, our focus here will be on the apparent problem it has when dealing with issues of Special Relationships, namely the obligations one may have to family, friends, and any promises he may have made. This criticism will simply be called the Problem of Special Relationships. I must first introduce Consequentialism, explain what it entails, show what the Problem of Special Relationships is, and finally go through two replies from Act-Consequentialism and one from Rule Consequentialism.
Identifier: FSU_migr_uhm-0021 (IID)
Keywords: Consequentialsim, Impartility, Special relationships
Submitted Note: A Thesis submitted to the Department of Philosophy in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Honors in the Major.
Degree Awarded: Spring Semester, 2011.
Date of Defense: April 8, 2011.
Subject(s): Philosophy
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Owner Institution: FSU
Is Part of Series: Honors Theses.

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