Intricate Ethics: Rights, Responsibilities, and Permissible Harm / Edition 1

Intricate Ethics: Rights, Responsibilities, and Permissible Harm / Edition 1

by F. M. Kamm
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195189698

ISBN-13: 9780195189698

Pub. Date: 03/10/2006

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

In Intricate Ethics, Kamm questions the moral importance of some non-consequentialist distinctions and then introduces and argues for the moral importance of other distinctions. The first section discusses nonconsequentialist ethical theory and the trolley problem; the second deals with the notions of moral status and rights; the third takes up the issues of

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In Intricate Ethics, Kamm questions the moral importance of some non-consequentialist distinctions and then introduces and argues for the moral importance of other distinctions. The first section discusses nonconsequentialist ethical theory and the trolley problem; the second deals with the notions of moral status and rights; the third takes up the issues of responsibility and complicity and the possible moral significance of distance; and the fourth section analyzes the views of others in the non-consequentialist and consequentialist camps.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195189698
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/10/2006
Series:
Oxford Ethics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
520
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.60(d)

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