Utilitas 15 (2):237-47 (2003)

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Bart Streumer
University of Groningen
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Derek Parfit, Philip Pettit and Michael Smith defend a version of consequentialism that covers everything. I argue that this version of consequentialism is false. Consequentialism, I argue, can only cover things that belong to a combination of things that agents can bring about.
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