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  1. Is Inheritance Justified?D. W. Haslett - 1986 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 15 (2):122-155.
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    What is Wrong with Reflective Equilibria?D. W. Haslett - 1987 - Philosophical Quarterly 37 (148):305-311.
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    What is Utility?D. W. Haslett - 1990 - Economics and Philosophy 6 (1):65.
    Social scientists could learn some useful things from philosophy. Here I shall discuss what I take to be one such thing: a better understanding of the concept of utility. There are several reasons why a better understanding may be useful. First, this concept is commonly found in the writings of social scientists, especially economists. Second, utility is the main ingredient in utilitarianism, a perspective on morality that, traditionally, has been very influential among social scientists. Third, and most important, with a (...)
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  4. Morality, Rules, and Consequences: A Critical Reader.Brad Hooker, Elinor Mason, Dale E. Miller, D. W. Haslett, Shelly Kagan, Sanford S. Levy, David Lyons, Phillip Montague, Tim Mulgan, Philip Pettit, Madison Powers, Jonathan Riley, William H. Shaw, Michael Smith & Alan Thomas (eds.) - 2000 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    What determines whether an action is right or wrong? Morality, Rules, and Consequences: A Critical Reader explores for students and researchers the relationship between consequentialist theory and moral rules. Most of the chapters focus on rule consequentialism or on the distinction between act and rule versions of consequentialism. Contributors, among them the leading philosophers in the discipline, suggest ways of assessing whether rule consequentialism could be a satisfactory moral theory. These essays, all of which are previously unpublished, provide students in (...)
     
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    What is Utility?: D. W. Haslett.D. W. Haslett - 1990 - Economics and Philosophy 6 (1):65-94.
    Social scientists could learn some useful things from philosophy. Here I shall discuss what I take to be one such thing: a better understanding of the concept of utility. There are several reasons why a better understanding may be useful. First, this concept is commonly found in the writings of social scientists, especially economists. Second, utility is the main ingredient in utilitarianism, a perspective on morality that, traditionally, has been very influential among social scientists. Third, and most important, with a (...)
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  6. Boulders and Trolleys.D. W. Haslett - 2011 - Utilitas 23 (3):268-287.
    This discussion attempts to show that the elusive solution to the trolley problem lies hidden in the solution to another perennial problem in moral philosophy: the ducking puzzle. The key to solving the ducking puzzle is an important, but overlooked, exception to our obligation not to harm others, an exception for , which, it is argued here, is also the key to solving the trolley problem.
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    Murder and the Exception for Fair Competition.D. W. Haslett - 2003 - Social Theory and Practice 29 (4):631-654.
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    Workplace Discrimination, Good Cause, and Color Blindness.D. W. Haslett - 2002 - Journal of Value Inquiry 36 (1):75-90.
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    Capitalism with Morality.D. W. Haslett - 1996 - Clarendon Press.
    A philosophical account of an economic system that avoids both the moral failings of capitalism and the inefficiencies of socialism.
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    Three Tests That Principles for Justifying the Invasion of Iraq Must Pass.D. W. Haslett - 2007 - Public Affairs Quarterly 21 (4):345-362.
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    University and Writes About Issues in Political and Social Philosophy, Hegel, and Marx. He is Co-Editor of Not For Sale: In Defense of Public Goods and To.D. W. Haslett & V. Denise James - 2013 - Radical Philosophy Review 16 (3):837-839.
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  12. Conflicts and Commitment Obligations.D. W. Haslett - 2004 - Public Affairs Quarterly 18 (4):345-362.
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  13. Capitalism with Morality.D. W. Haslett - 1996 - Philosophy 71 (276):310-312.
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    Does the Difference Principle Really Favour the Worst Off?D. W. Haslett - 1985 - Mind 94 (373):111-115.
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    Equal Consideration: A Theory of Moral Justification.D. W. Haslett - 1991 - Philosophical Review 100 (1):136-140.
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    Hare on Moral Thinking.D. W. Haslett - 1984 - Journal of Value Inquiry 18 (1):69-80.
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    How to Pollute Ethically.D. W. Haslett - 2006 - Public Affairs Quarterly 20 (3):205-217.
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    Is Allowing Someone to Die the Same as Murder?D. W. Haslett - 1984 - Social Theory and Practice 10 (1):81-95.
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    Incentives, Opportunities, and Employee Ownership.D. W. Haslett - 2013 - Radical Philosophy Review 16 (3):707-732.
    This essay challenges the belief in the superiority of capitalism as practiced today, and outlines an alternative economic system aimed at avoiding current capitalism’s main weaknesses. This alternative, built around employee ownership, is designed to result, over time, in a more equal distribution of income and wealth, while surpassing current capitalism’s main strength, its extraordinary economic productivity. It is an economic system that spreads economically beneficial incentives around more widely than today, and helps equalize opportunities. At its core is a (...)
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    Moral Rightness.D. W. Haslett - 1974 - Martinus Nijhoff.
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    Moral Taxonomy and Rachels' Thesis.D. W. Haslett - 1996 - Public Affairs Quarterly 10 (4):291-306.
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    On Life, Death, and Abortion: D. W. Haslett.D. W. Haslett - 1996 - Utilitas 8 (2):159-189.
    Morally speaking, is abortion murder? This is what I am calling the ‘abortion problem’. I claim that neither pro-life nor pro-choice advocates have the correct solution; that the correct solution is instead one considered correct by relatively few people. But if this solution really is correct, then why, after years of intense debate, is this solution not more widely accepted? Many, no doubt, are precluded from accepting it by religious dogma. But others, I think, fail to arrive at a correct (...)
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    The Anonymity Exception.D. W. Haslett - 2007 - Public Affairs Quarterly 21 (1):1-19.
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    The Bell Curse.D. W. Haslett - 1997 - Journal of Value Inquiry 31 (1):109-125.
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    The General Theory of Rights.D. W. Haslett - 1980 - Social Theory and Practice 5 (3-4):427-459.
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    Utilitarianism and Co-Operation.D. W. Haslett - 1981 - Philosophical Books 22 (4):252-254.
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    Utilitarianism, Responsibility and Punishment.D. W. Haslett - 1978 - Philosophical Books 19 (3):137-139.
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