Commonsense Consequentialism: Wherein Morality Meets Rationality

Oxford University Press (2011)
This is a book on morality, rationality, and the interconnections between the two. In it, I defend a version of consequentialism that both comports with our commonsense moral intuitions and shares with other consequentialist theories the same compelling teleological conception of practical reasons.
Keywords consequentialism  practical reason  teleology  maximizing rationality  moral rationalism  consequentializing  agent-centered constraints  agent-centered options  supererogation  self-other asymmetry
Categories (categorize this paper)
Buy the book $11.51 used (88% off)   $47.96 new (47% off)   $89.00 direct from Amazon    Amazon page
ISBN(s) 0199794537   9780199794539
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history Request removal from index
Download options
PhilPapers Archive

Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy on self-archival     Papers currently archived: 15,879
External links
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA
Derek Baker (2015). Deliberators Must Be Imperfect. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 90 (3):n/a-n/a.
Frank Jackson (2014). Procrastinate Revisited. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 95 (4):634-647.

View all 12 citations / Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Monthly downloads

Added to index


Total downloads

126 ( #16,783 of 1,725,192 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

3 ( #210,900 of 1,725,192 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature

Start a new thread
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.