McNaughton and Rawling on the Agent-Relative/Agent-Neutral Distinction

Utilitas 13 (03):350-356 (2001)
In this paper, I criticize David McNaughton and Piers Rawling's formalization of the agent-relative/agent-neutral distinction. I argue that their formalization is unable to accommodate an important ethical distinction between two types of conditional obligations. I then suggest a way of revising their formalization so as to fix the problem.
Keywords agent-relative  agent-neutral  conditional obligations
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DOI 10.1017/S095382080000323X
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