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Feasibility in Optimizing Ethics

Brennan, H Geoffrey

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Justice is not the only value that calls for (appropriately balanced) implementation: other principles, sometimes competing with justice, must also be variously pursued and honored. And the facts help to decide the balance of due deference to competing principles: the facts constitute the feasible set that determines the optimal point on a set of fact-independent indifference curves whose axes display packages of different extents to which competing principles are implemented. G. A. Cohen...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorBrennan, H Geoffrey
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-07T22:22:59Z
dc.identifier.issn0265-0525
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/20467
dc.description.abstractJustice is not the only value that calls for (appropriately balanced) implementation: other principles, sometimes competing with justice, must also be variously pursued and honored. And the facts help to decide the balance of due deference to competing principles: the facts constitute the feasible set that determines the optimal point on a set of fact-independent indifference curves whose axes display packages of different extents to which competing principles are implemented. G. A. Cohen �Facts and Principles�1
dc.publisherCambridge University Press
dc.sourceSocial Philosophy and Policy
dc.titleFeasibility in Optimizing Ethics
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume30
dc.date.issued2013
local.identifier.absfor160609 - Political Theory and Political Philosophy
local.identifier.ariespublicationU5395746xPUB12
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationBrennan, H Geoffrey, College of Arts and Social Sciences, ANU
local.bibliographicCitation.issue1-2
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage314
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage329
local.identifier.doi10.1017/S0265052513000150
local.identifier.absseo970122 - Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
dc.date.updated2015-12-07T09:11:27Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-84894167542
local.identifier.thomsonID000332507800016
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