Summary of discussion

@article{Rolleston1982SummaryOD,
  title={Summary of discussion},
  author={H. Rolleston},
  journal={Synthese},
  year={1982},
  volume={53},
  pages={251-256}
}
D A N I E L D E N N E T T : I think there is something plausible in the claim that, if we abandon Classical Prudence, morality ought to take its place. But I suggest that how we can plausibly appeal to morality in these cases is by objecting to moral blackmail. The reason it's immoral for you not to care about your future self is that when you get yourself in that fix the rest of us will have the burden of caring for you more than we would otherwise. By not taking care of yourself , you put a… Expand
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