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Jeff Jordan

in Pascal's Wager: Pragmatic Arguments and Belief in God

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199291328
eISBN:
9780191710698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291328.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter scrutinizes nine objections leveled against Pascal's Wager. Two of these objections are charges that Pascalian reasoning is immoral. Three might be called ‘methodological objections’, as ... More


Introduction: The Moral Landscape of Unmanned Weapons

Bradley Jay Strawser

in Killing by Remote Control: The Ethics of an Unmanned Military

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199926121
eISBN:
9780199345656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926121.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The debate over the ethical permissibility of remotely controlled unmanned weapons has exploded over the past few years. This essay introduces the book by reviewing the major contours of this broad ... More


Conflicts of Conscience in Health Care: An Institutional Compromise

Holly Fernandez Lynch

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262123051
eISBN:
9780262278720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262123051.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

Physicians in the United States who refuse to perform a variety of legally permissible medical services because of their own moral objections are often protected by “conscience clauses.” These laws, ... More


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