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Basics of consequentialism

by David Lee Cale

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Published by Philosophy Press in Uniontown PA .
Written in English


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Pagination[1 volume]
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ISBN 100870123947
ISBN 109780870123948
OCLC/WorldCa59925805

This book aims to provide a basic description of how to coach weightlifting effectively, based on some very simple principles and approaches that should be developed. This will also help the new athlete seeking a coach understand the why of her/his training as well as the how. This essay sets out to combat blind consequentialism in its most. Consequentialism definition is - the theory that the value and especially the moral value of an act should be judged by the value of its consequences.

  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 s: 2. Consequentialism An action is the right thing to do in certain circumstances if, of all the actions available in those circumstances, it would produce the best outcome. Corresponding to each of these views about what makes one outcome better than another is a different version of consequentialism.

Consequentialism. February David Cummiskey; At the most basic level, according to consequentialists, right actions maximize good consequences. The simple intuitive idea motivating. Book Reviews Portmore, Douglas. Commonsense Consequentialism: Wherein Morality Meets Rationality Oxford: Oxford University Press, Pp. $ (Paper). [REVIEW] Frances Howard-Snyder - - Ethics (1)


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The Basics of Consequentialism on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Basics of ConsequentialismManufacturer: McClain Printing Company. Consequentialism is a class of normative, teleological ethical theories that holds 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.

Consequentialism says that right or wrong depend on the consequences of an act, and that the more good consequences are produced, the better the act. is to apply basic. Act-consequentialism. Although the term ‘consequentialism’ is a recent coinage – it appears to have first been used in its present sense by Anscombe – it refers to a type of theory which has a long uentialism builds on what may seem to be the merest truism, namely that morality is concerned with making the world a better place for all.

Objective consequentialism (OC) appeals to a basic insight. What actually happens in the world as a result of someone’s action matters morally, and this is separate from features of the agent’s actual psychology.1 G.

Moore gave voice to this insight when he set out the standard in Principia Ethica. Kantians and Consequentialists alike have presumed that Kantian ethics is incompatible with all forms of consequentialism, and that it instead justifies a system of agent‐centered restrictions, or deontological constraints, on the maximization of the good.

Unlike all forms of utilitarian theories, Kant's ethical theory is supposed to justify basic human rights, respect for which constrains.

Nashville. Commerce Street, Suite Nashville, Tennessee Phone: () Fax: () Consequentialism: Selected full-text books and articles Ideal Code, Real World: A Rule-Consequentialist Theory of Morality By Brad Hooker Oxford.

The basic idea of consequentialism is that a. all consequences of a given act are equally important in trying to decide whether to do that act or not. we should look to the consequences when judging the moral rightness of an act. Terrorism and Torture within Consequentialism Theory “Do good”.

“Be good”. The fundamental basics that are engrained in humans are the instincts to do good, create positive behavior. Good deeds have always made a contribution to intrinsic behavior.

John Stuart Mills () combines the. THE BASICS ‘Philosophy: The Basics deservedly remains the most recommended introduction to philosophy on the market. Warburton is patient, accurate and, above all, clear. There is no better short introduction to philosophy.’ Stephen Law, author of The Philosophy Gym Philosophy: The Basics gently eases the reader into the world of philosophy.

forms of consequentialism cannot accommodate moral con-straints by using the idea of what is good-relative-to-an-agent. 1 In this discussion note, I will show how a version of the fitting attitude account of value can be used to meet Schroeder’s challenge.

Consequentialism and Constraints Consequentialist theories have two elements. Consequentialism, In ethics, the doctrine that actions should be judged right or wrong on the basis of their simplest form of consequentialism is classical (or hedonistic) utilitarianism, which asserts that an action is right or wrong according to whether it maximizes the net balance of pleasure over pain in the consequentialism of G.E.

Moore, known as “ ideal. (a) A book is a book (b) If it is sunny, then it is sunny and if it is raining, it is raining. Morality proceeded from reason and becomes the common philosophical exponents. They proposed ethical theories of conduct which emphasize " right" and "duty".

The Law Of Ethical Empiricism. Consequentialism is the view that the rightness or wrongness of actions depend solely on their consequences. It is one of the most influential, and controversial, of all ethical theories.

In this book, Julia Driver introduces and critically assesses consequentialism in all its forms. After a brief historical introduction to the problem, Driver examines utilitarianism, and the arguments of its.

Derek Parfit described Brad Hooker’s book on rule-consequentialism Ideal Code, Real World as the “best statement and defence, so far, of one of the most important moral theories”. [19] Rule-consequentialism may offer a means to reconcile pure consequentialism with deontological, or rules-based ethics.

[20] Two-level consequentialism. “Consequentialism” refers to a family of theories in normative ethics characterized by the view that moral rightness of an object of evaluation consists solely in how much good that the object of evaluation generates (Moore, ).At the broadest level, we can categorize different types of consequentialism according to what the appropriate object of evaluation is, what the good consists in.

About the Book Author Christopher Panza, PhD, is an associate professor of philosophy at Drury University and coauthor of Existentialism For Dummies. Adam Potthast, PhD, is an assistant professor of philosophy at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Consequentialism Consequentialism is an ethical perspective that primarily focuses upon the consequences resulting from show more content A possible course of action is to accept the further promotion as a whole school, to enable access to new equipment and resources for all students and for Molly to be able to extend her talent.

DOI link for Consequentialism. Consequentialism book. Consequentialism. DOI link for Consequentialism. Consequentialism book. One of the central tenets of consequentialism has been a commitment to. neutral value. or happiness. That is, they viewed the basic good for a person as consisting in pleasure and/or the avoidance of pain.

Though. Get this from a library! The basics of consequentialism: with an introduction to physical philosophy, and featuring the genesis model of vecton theory. [David Lee Cale].In his recent book, The Dimensions of Consequentialism, Martin Peterson puts forward a new version of consequentialism that he dubs ‘multidimensional consequentialism’.

The defining thesis of the new theory is that there are irreducible moral aspects that jointly determine the deontic status of an act. In defending his particular version of multidimensional consequentialism, Peterson.The primary goal of this monograph is to justify the possibility of building a hybrid theory of normative ethics which can combine ethical consequentialism, deontology and virtue ethics.

The aim of the book is to demonstrate the possibility of constructing a synthetic theory from ethical traditions that are generally considered to be contradictory.