Chapter 10. The Scalar Approach to Utilitarianism

  1. Henry R. West
  1. Alastair Norcross

Published Online: 10 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776483.ch15

The Blackwell Guide to Mill's Utilitarianism

The Blackwell Guide to Mill's Utilitarianism

How to Cite

Norcross, A. (2006) The Scalar Approach to Utilitarianism, in The Blackwell Guide to Mill's Utilitarianism (ed H. R. West), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776483.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405119481

Online ISBN: 9780470776483

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Keywords:

  • consequentialist theories;
  • deontologists;
  • call of duty;
  • diseases;
  • conscious experiences

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Demandingness Objection

  • Scalar Utilitarianism

  • Wrongness as Blameworthiness

  • Rightness and Goodness as Guides to Action