Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 5 (3):287-303 (2002)

I argue against the standard view that it is possible to describe extensionally different consequentialist theories by describing different evaluative focal points. I argue that for consequentialist purposes, the important sense of the word act must include all motives and side effects, and thus these things cannot be separated.
Keywords Parfit  Blameless wrongdoing  Consequentialism  evaluative focal points
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DOI 10.1023/A:1019671210369
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