Against Blameless Wrongdoing

Mason, Elinor
September 2002
Ethical Theory & Moral Practice;Sep2002, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p287
Academic Journal
I argue against the standard view that it is possible to describe extensionally different consequentialist theories by describing different evaluative focal points. I argue that for consequentialist purposes, the important sense of the word 'act' must include all motives and side effects, and thus these things cannot be separated.


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