Philosophical Review 123 (3):251-280 (2014)

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Kieran Setiya
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Argues that there is no one it is irrational to love, that it is rational to act with partiality to those we love, and that the rationality of doing so is not conditional on love. It follows that Anscombe and Taurek are right: you are not required to save three instead of one, even when those you could save are perfect strangers
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DOI 10.1215/00318108-2683522
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