A Particular Consequentialism: Why Moral Particularism and Consequentialism Need Not Conflict

@article{Olson2003APC,
  title={A Particular Consequentialism: Why Moral Particularism and Consequentialism Need Not Conflict},
  author={Jonas Olson and Frans Svensson},
  journal={Utilitas},
  year={2003},
  volume={15},
  pages={194 - 205}
}
Moral particularism is commonly presented as an alternative to ‘principle- or rule-based’ approaches to ethics, such as consequentialism or Kantianism. This paper argues that particularists' aversions to consequentialism stem not from a structural feature of consequentialism per se, but from substantial and structural axiological views traditionally associated with consequentialism. Given a particular approach to (intrinsic) value, there need be no conflict between moral particularism and… 
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