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Ideas of Brad W. Hooker, by Text

[American, fl. 1995, Taught at Reading University.]

1995 Prescriptivism
p.640 p.640 In primary evaluative words like 'ought' prescription is constant but description can vary
p.640 p.640 Prescriptivism says 'ought' without commitment to act is insincere, or weakly used
p.640 p.640 Universal moral judgements imply the Golden Rule ('do as you would be done by')
1997 Rule Utilitarianism and Euthanasia
1 p.22 Euthanasia may not involve killing, so it is 'killing or not saving, out of concern for that person'
2 p.23 Modern utilitarians value knowledge, friendship, autonomy, and achievement, as well as pleasure
4 p.25 Rule-utilitarians prevent things like torture, even on rare occasions when it seems best
5 p.26 Euthanasia is active or passive, and voluntary, non-voluntary or involuntary