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  1. R. B. Brandt (1995). Conscience (Rule) Utilitarianism and the Criminal Law. Law and Philosophy 14 (1):65 - 89.
    A rule- utilitarian appraisal of criminal law requires that the total system, including punishments, is justified only if it will expectably maximize public benefit, including its stigmatizing some behaviors as "offenses" and its prescribed punishment of these, such as imprisonment, with (possible) deterrent effects. In view of the paucity of evidence about the deterrent effect of prison sentences, some changes seem to be in order: reduction in the length of incarceration, replacement of prison by fines or restrictions on the convicted (...)
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  2. R. B. Brandt (1993). Books in Review. Political Theory 21 (2):343-346.
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  3. R. B. Brandt (1991). Overvold on Self-Interest and Self-Sacrifice. Journal of Philosophical Research 16:353-363.
    In order to explain the idea that sacrifice involves voluntary diminution of the agent’s well-being, “well-being” must be explained. The thesis that an agent’s well-being just consists in the occurrence of events wanted is rejected. Overvold replaces it by the view that the motivating desires involve the existence of the agent, alive, at the time of their satisfaction. This view seems counterintuitive. The whole desire-satisfaction theory is to be rejected partly because we dont’t think an event worthwile if it is (...)
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  4. R. B. Brandt (1991). Roderick Firth's Contribution to Ethics. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 51 (1):137-142.
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  5. R. B. Brandt (1990). The Science of Man and Wide Reflective Equilibrium. Ethics 100 (2):259-278.
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  6. R. B. Brandt (1989). Fairness To Happiness. Social Theory and Practice 15 (1):33-58.
  7. R. B. Brandt (1989). Hare on Abortion. Social Theory and Practice 15 (1):15-24.
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  8. R. B. Brandt (1989). Morality and Its Critics. American Philosophical Quarterly 26 (2):89 - 100.
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  9. R. B. Brandt (1989). Practical Rationality: A Response. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 50 (1):125-130.
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  10. R. B. Brandt (1988). Fairness to Indirect Optimific Theories in Ethics. Ethics 98 (2):341-360.
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  11. R. B. Brandt (1988). Moral Theory and Moral Education. Journal of Philosophy 85 (10):566-568.
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  12. R. B. Brandt (1988). The Insanity Defense and the Theory of Motivation. Law and Philosophy 7 (2):123 - 146.
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  13. R. B. Brandt (1988). The Structure of Virtue. Midwest Studies in Philosophy 13 (1):64-82.
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  14. R. B. Brandt (1984). Comments on Professor Card's Critique. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 14 (1):31 - 37.
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  15. R. B. Brandt (1984). Relativism Refuted? The Monist 67 (3):297-307.
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  16. R. B. Brandt (1984). Utilitarianism and Moral Rights. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 14 (1):1 - 19.
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  17. R. B. Brandt (1983). The Concept of Rational Action. Social Theory and Practice 9 (2/3):143-164.
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  18. R. B. Brandt (1981). The Future of Ethics. Noûs 15 (1):31-40.
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  19. R. B. Brandt (1981). W. K. Frankena and Ethics of Virtue. The Monist 64 (3):271-292.
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  20. R. B. Brandt (1980). Is Ethics a Science? Zygon 15 (1):21-28.
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  21. R. B. Brandt (1972). The Morality of Abortion. The Monist 56 (4):503-526.
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  22. R. B. Brandt (1972). Utilitarianism and the Rules of War. Philosophy and Public Affairs 1 (2):145-165.
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  23. R. B. Brandt (1969). Rational Desires. Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 43:43 - 64.
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  24. R. B. Brandt (1964). The Concepts of Obligation and Duty. Mind 73 (291):374-393.
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  25. R. B. Brandt (1958). Blameworthiness and Obligation. In A. I. Melden (ed.), Essays in Moral Philosophy. University of Washington Press.
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