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Rule-consequentialism and Internal Consistency: A Reply to Card

  • BRAD HOOKER (a1)
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  • Published online: 01 December 2007

Rule-consequentialism has been accused of either collapsing into act-consequentialism or being internally inconsistent. I have tried to develop a form of rule-consequentialism without these flaws. In this June's issue of Utilitas, Robert Card argued that I have failed. Here I assess his arguments.

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B. Hooker and G. Fletcher , ‘Variable versus Fixed-rate Rule-utilitarianism’, Philosophical Quarterly 58 (2008)

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