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288 Pages

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198847878

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Facing Up to Scarcity

The Logic and Limits of Nonconsequentialist Thought

Barbara Fried

  • A powerful internal critique of the logic of nonconsequentialism
  • Criticism often focuses on the moral unattractiveness of its premises or conclusions--this novel book engages with nonconsequentialist arguments on their own terms
  • Highlights the structural and logical problems common to all forms of nonconsequentialism
  • Explores the close relationship of nonconsequentialist principles to lay moral intuitions
  • Identifies the consequences when such intuitions guide policy formation

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