TWO DOGMAS OF DEONTOLOGY: AGGREGATION, RIGHTS, AND THE SEPARATENESS OF PERSONS

@article{Norcross2008TWODO,
  title={TWO DOGMAS OF DEONTOLOGY: AGGREGATION, RIGHTS, AND THE SEPARATENESS OF PERSONS},
  author={Alastair J Norcross},
  journal={Social Philosophy and Policy},
  year={2008},
  volume={26},
  pages={76 - 95}
}
  • A. Norcross
  • Published 24 November 2008
  • Philosophy
  • Social Philosophy and Policy
Abstract One of the currently popular dogmata of anti-consequentialism is that consequentialism doesn't respect, recognize, or in some important way account for what is referred to as the “separateness of persons.” The charge is often made, but rarely explained in any detail, much less argued for. In this paper I explain what I take to be the most plausible interpretation of the separateness of persons charge. I argue that the charge itself can be deconstructed into at least two further… 
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