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Objective Consequentialism and the Rationales of ‘ “Ought” Implies “Can” ’
This paper argues that objective consequentialism is incompatible with the rationales of ‘ “ought” implies “can” ’ – with the considerations, that is, that explain or justify this principle.Expand
Is it bad to be disabled? – Adjudicating between the mere-difference and the bad-difference views of disability
This paper examines the impact of disability on wellbeing and presents arguments against the mere-difference view of disability. According to the mere-difference view, disability does not by itselfExpand
Is it Bad to Be Disabled
This paper examines the impact of disability on wellbeing and presents arguments against the mere-difference view of disability. According to the mere-difference view, disability does not by itselfExpand
God and eternal boredom
Abstract God is thought to be eternal. Does this mean that he is timeless? Or is he, rather, omnitemporal? In this article we argue that God cannot be omnitemporal. Our starting point, which we takeExpand
Multi-dimensional consequentialism and degrees of rightness
Abstract In his recent book, TheDimensionsofConsequentialism, Martin Peterson puts forward a new version of consequentialism that he dubs ‘multidimensional consequentialism’. The defining thesis ofExpand
The Ramifications of Error Theories about the Deontic
Error theories about practical deontic judgements claim that no substantive practical deontic judgement is true. Practical deontic judgements are practical (rather than theoretical) in the sense thatExpand
Objective consequentialism and the licensing dilemma
Frank Jackson has put forward a famous thought experiment of a physician who has to decide on the correct treatment for her patient. Subjective consequentialism tells the physician to do whatExpand
Consequentialism and Robust Goods
Abstract In this article, I critique the moral theory developed in Philip Pettit's The Robust Demands of the Good: Ethics with Attachment, Virtue, and Respect (2015). Pettit's theory, which I labelExpand
Is Objective Consequentialism Compatible with the Principle that “Ought” Implies “Can”?
Some philosophers hold that objective consequentialism is false because it is incompatible with the principle that “ought” implies “can”. Roughly speaking, objective consequentialism is the doctrineExpand
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