Utilitas 21 (3):368-376 (2009)

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Douglas W. Portmore
Arizona State University
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In this article, I argue that Brad Hooker's rule-consequentialism implausibly implies that what earthlings are morally required to sacrifice for the sake of helping their less fortunate brethren depends on whether or not other people exist on some distant planet even when these others would be too far away for earthlings to affect.
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Reply to Arneson and McIntyre.Brad Hooker - 2005 - Philosophical Issues 15 (1):264–281.
Rule Consequentialism and Famine.Tim Mulgan - 1994 - Analysis 54 (3):187 - 192.
Rule-Consequentialism and Obligations Toward the Needy.Brad Hooker - 1998 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 79 (1):19–33.

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Consequentialism.Douglas W. Portmore - forthcoming - In Christian Miller (ed.), Bloomsbury Handbook of Ethics. Bloomsbury.
Rule Consequentialism and Scope.Leonard Kahn - 2012 - Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 15 (5):631-646.
7 Consequentialism.Douglas W. Portmore - 2011 - In Christian Miller (ed.), Continuum Companion to Ethics. Continuum. pp. 143.

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