Doing the Best We Can

An Essay in Informal Deontic Logic

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ISBN: 978-94-010-8531-1 (Print) 978-94-009-4570-8 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Absolute Moral Obligation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-15

      Utilitarian Foundations

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      Pages 16-44

      A Theory of Moral Obligation

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      Pages 45-69

      Moral Objections to MO

  3. Iffy Oughts

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 71-71

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      Pages 73-98

      Basic Iffy Oughts

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      Pages 99-126

      Hypothetical Imperatives

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      Pages 127-144

      Defeasible Commitment and Prima Facie Obligation

  4. Extensions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 145-145

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      Pages 147-178

      Individual Obligation and Group Welfare

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      Pages 179-196

      What Ought to be

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      Pages 197-215

      Conflicts of Obligation

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      Pages 216-225

      Conclusions

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 227-246