Moral Thinking

Some articles on moral, moral thinking:

Two-level Utilitarianism
... theories and combining them, and as a way of solving the problem of what to do when moral rules conflict ... Hare advocated that one change one's mode of moral thinking to a second 'critical' level, and behave like an act utilitarian ... posited two extreme cases of people, one of whom would only use critical moral thinking and the other of whom would only use intuitive moral thinking ...
Twentieth Century Developments - Two-level Utilitarianism
... the general rules that people need for moral education and character development and he proposes that “a difference between act-utilitarianism and rule-utilitarianism ... is for the best harm is more likely to come, in actual moral situations, from questioning these rules than from sticking to them, unless the situations are very extra-ordinary the results of sophisticated felicific ... and no personal biases or weaknesses and always uses critical moral thinking to decide the right thing to do the ‘prole’ is the hypothetical person who ...

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