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Distribution of Resources: Urgency and Outcome

F. M. Kamm

in Morality, Mortality Volume I: Death and Whom to Save From It

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195119114
eISBN:
9780199872244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195119118.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Continues the discussion of organ distribution for transplantation presented in the last four chapters of Part III of the book. Discusses the relative weight that should be assigned to urgency and ... More


How Not to Argue for Selective Reproductive Procedures

Eva Feder Kittay

in Learning from My Daughter: The Value and Care of Disabled Minds

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190844608
eISBN:
9780190844639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844608.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter considers the moral status of various arguments in favor of reproductive selection, especially those that claim to accept the expressivist objection, especially that of the bioethicist ... More


Rationing and the Disabled: Several Proposals

F. M. Kamm

in Bioethical Prescriptions: To Create, End, Choose, and Improve Lives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199971985
eISBN:
9780199346141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971985.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter first considers some of Peter Singer's views about rationing scarce health-care resources, in particular to the disabled. It then compares these views, along with those of Dan Brock, to ... More


The Philosopher as Insider and Outsider: How to Advise, Compromise, and Criticize

F. M. Kamm

in Bioethical Prescriptions: To Create, End, Choose, and Improve Lives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199971985
eISBN:
9780199346141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971985.003.0024
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the philosopher's role in advising government (or other institutional) bodies where compromise between conflicting parties may be necessary in order to achieve any good ... More


Treatment versus Prevention in the Fight against HIV/AIDS and the Problem of Identified versus Statistical Lives

Johann Frick

in Identified versus Statistical Lives: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190217471
eISBN:
9780190217488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217471.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

For years, debates about the best way to combat the AIDS pandemic have pitted proponents of scaling up antiretroviral treatment for people suffering from AIDS against those advocating for more ... More


Review: ALLEN BUCHANAN, DAN W. BROCK, NORMAN DANIELS, AND DANIEL WIKLER (2000), From Chance to Choice: Genetics and Justice

Martha C. Nussbaum

in Philosophical Interventions: Reviews 1986-2011

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199777853
eISBN:
9780190267612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777853.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter reviews the book From Chance to Choice: Genetics and Justice (2000), by Allen Buchanan, Dan W. Brock, Norman Daniels, and Daniel Wikler. The book argues that we should use our new ... More


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