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XIV—Cluelessness

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Decisions, whether moral or prudential, should be guided at least in part by considerations of the consequences that would result from the various available actions. For any given action, however, the majority of its consequences are unpredictable at the time of decision. Many have worried that this leaves us, in some important sense, clueless. In this paper, I distinguish between ‘simple’ and ‘complex’ possible sources of cluelessness. In terms of this taxonomy, the majority of the existing ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1093/arisoc/aow018

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Department:
Somerville College
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society Journal website
Volume:
116
Issue:
3
Pages:
311-339
Publication date:
2016-12-15
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EISSN:
1467-9264
ISSN:
0066-7374
Pubs id:
pubs:672586
URN:
uri:c4216a81-288d-432f-b6fc-3047bf9567f0
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uuid:c4216a81-288d-432f-b6fc-3047bf9567f0
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pubs:672586

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