THERE'S NO POINT in denying it: Consequentialists
have bullets to bite.
In order to determine the anti-competitiveness of certain conduct, welfare economics applies a consequentialist
approach by determining economic harm; anticompetitive harm occurs if total or consumer welfare (1) and efficiency decrease.
He effectively showed us that not all consequentialists
need be aggregationists, shedding brighter light on the taxonomy of moral theories.
(4) Probabilist consequentialists
of the expected wellbeing variety carefully weigh the possible outcomes of an act, that is, an act's best and worst possible outcomes, and factor in the probability for each outcome.
shows that the conflict between consequentialist
, by contrast, are not eudaimonists.
One type of normative argument arises from the consequentialist
tradition, which assesses the morality of actions and institutions based on whether they produce good or bad consequences.
Both Harris and Savulescu approach the ethics of human enhancement from a consequentialist
(65) Similarly, if consequentialists
were right, Contract rules would devolve into something like the Hand Formula in tort, (66) which they generally do not.
Before showing that McCormick's theory is consequentialist
, Tully first describes consequentialism in chapter 1.
mainstream philosophers--both consequentialists
In order to isolate the impact of one possibly relevant factor, namely, the number of innocent lives, let us make one concession, by way of stipulation, to those (the consequentialists
) who argue that the practice of punishment is justified in terms of its beneficial consequences.