Consequentialism and Its Demands: The Role of Institutions

  title={Consequentialism and Its Demands: The Role of Institutions},
  author={A. Mikl{\'o}s and Attila Tanyi},
It isn’t saying much to claim that morality is demanding; the question, rather, is: can morality be so demanding that we have reason not to follow its dictates? According to many, it can, if that morality is a consequentialist one. This paper takes the plausibility and coherence of this objection – the Demandingness Objection – as a given. Our question, therefore, is how to respond to the Objection. We put forward a response that we think has not received sufficient attention in the literature… Expand
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