The role of rules in ethical decision making

Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 28 (1-4):3 – 42 (1985)
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Using chess decision making as a model for ethical decision making, I show that ethical decisions rarely involve the conscious application of moral rules. I discuss the metaethical and normative implications of this aspect of ethical decision making in terms of the moral philosophies of Sartre, Hare, and Aristotle. I conclude with a discussion of the implications of the chess model in research and teaching in applied ethics

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