Act Consequentialism without Free Rides

@article{Greene2020ActCW,
  title={Act Consequentialism without Free Rides},
  author={Preston Greene and B. Levinstein},
  journal={Philosophical Perspectives},
  year={2020},
  volume={34},
  pages={88-116}
}
Consequentialist theories determine rightness solely based on real or expected consequences. Although such theories are popular, they often have difficulty with generalizing intuitions, which, in their pre-theoretic form, require concern for the question “What if everybody did that?” When generalizing versions of consequentialism have been attempted, as with rule consequentialism, the results are messy. We claim that the conceptual apparatus currently employed in generalizing consequentialism… Expand
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