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Single Idea 3787

[catalogued under 23. Ethics / E. Utilitarianism / 5. Rule Utilitarianism]

Full Idea

Rule-utilitarianism seems either to collapse into act-utilitarianism, or else it is only partly utilitarian.

Gist of Idea

Rule-utilitarianism is either act-utilitarianism, or not really utilitarian


Jonathan Glover (Introductions to Utilitarianism and its Critics [1990], Pt Six)

Book Reference

'Utilitarianism and Its Critics', ed/tr. Glover,Jonathan [Macmillan 1990], p.196