David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Utilitas 11 (03):340- (1999)
Eldon Soifer and Béla Szabados argue that hypocrisy poses a problem for consequentialism because the hypocrite, in pretending to live up to a norm he or she does not really accept, acts in ways that have good results. They argue, however, that consequentialists can meet this challenge and show the wrongness of hypocrisy by adopting a desirefulfilment version of their theory. This essay raises some doubts about Soifer and Szabados's proposal and argues that consequentialism has no difficulty coming to grips with hypocrisy, whether or not one favours a desire-fulfilment account of the good
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
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.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Eldon Soifer & Béla Szabados (1998). Hypocrisy and Consequentialism. Utilitas 10 (02):168-.
Tim Mulgan (2001). The Demands of Consequentialism. Oxford University Press.
John Mitchell (1975). Adolescent Hypocrisy. Journal of Moral Education 5 (1):19-23.
C. Daniel Batson, Elizabeth Collins & Adam A. Powell (2006). Doing Business After the Fall: The Virtue of Moral Hypocrisy. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 66 (4):321 - 335.
Scott F. Aikin (2008). Tu Quoque Arguments and the Significance of Hypocrisy. Informal Logic 28 (2):155-169.
Clancy (1971). Hypocrisy. Thought 46 (3):415-425.
David Sobel (2007). The Impotence of the Demandingness Objection. Philosophers' Imprint 7 (8):1-17.
Daniel Statman (1997). Hypocrisy and Self-Deception. Philosophical Psychology 10 (1):57-75.
Douglas W. Portmore (2011). 7 Consequentialism. In Christian Miller (ed.), Continuum Companion to Ethics. Continuum. 143.
Mark Alicke, Ellen Gordon & David Rose (2012). Hypocrisy: What Counts? Philosophical Psychology (5):1-29.
Alastair Norcross (1990). Consequentialism and the Unforeseeable Future. Analysis 50 (4):253 - 256.
Ben Bradley (2006). Against Satisficing Consequentialism. Utilitas 18 (2):97-108.
Ronald C. Naso (2010). Hypocrisy Unmasked: Dissociation, Shame, and the Ethics of Inauthenticity. Jason Aronson.
Luk Bouckaert & Rita Ghesquiere (2004). Dostoyevsky's Grand Inquisitor as a Mirror for the Ethics of Institutions. Journal of Business Ethics 53 (1-2):29-37.
Added to index2010-08-30
Total downloads17 ( #101,193 of 1,099,719 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #87,690 of 1,099,719 )
How can I increase my downloads?