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Morality, Mortality Volume II: Rights, Duties, and Status

F. M. Kamm

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195144024
eISBN:
9780199870998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195144023.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Morality, Mortality as a whole deals with certain aspects of ethical theory and with moral problems that arise primarily in contexts involving life‐and‐death decisions. The importance of ... More


Intricate Ethics: Rights, Responsibilities, and Permissible Harm

F. M. Kamm

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189698
eISBN:
9780199851096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189698.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The author of this book is an ethical theorist working in philosophy today. She is known for her brand of analysis, largely in defense of a nonconsequentialist perspective—the view that some actions ... More


The Use and Abuse of the Trolley Problem: Self-Driving Cars, Medical Treatments, and the Distribution of Harm

F. M. Kamm

in Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190905033
eISBN:
9780190905071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905033.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter begins with a brief overview of what are known as standard Trolley Problem Cases. Next, it points out that many cases that are presented as Trolley Problem Cases in the AI ethics ... More


The Moral Target: Aiming at Right Conduct in War and Other Conflicts

F.M. Kamm

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199897520
eISBN:
9780199950249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199897520.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book comprises chapters that discuss aspects of war and other conflicts in the light of both nonconsequentialist ethical theory and the views of such theorists as Barbara Herman, Jeff McMahan, ... More


Harming People in Peter Unger’s Living High and Letting Die

F. M. Kamm

in Intricate Ethics: Rights, Responsibilities, and Permissible Harm

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189698
eISBN:
9780199851096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189698.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Peter Unger has tried to show that relying on intuitive judgments is a worthless methodology for finding principles, and he has also offered a novel approach to the Trolley Problem. Unger, however, ... More


A Kantian Solution to the Trolley Problem

Pauline Kleingeld

in Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics Volume 10

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198867944
eISBN:
9780191904578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867944.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter proposes a solution to the Trolley Problem in terms of the Kantian prohibition on using a person ‘merely as a means.’ A solution of this type seems impossible due to the difficulties it ... More


Introduction

F. M. Kamm

in Intricate Ethics: Rights, Responsibilities, and Permissible Harm

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189698
eISBN:
9780199851096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189698.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book is about nonconsequentialist ethical theory and some alternatives to it, either substantive or methodological. It explores nonconsequentialism and the Trolley Problem as well as particular ... More


Using Others as a Means

Garrett Cullity

in Concern, Respect, and Cooperation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198807841
eISBN:
9780191845642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807841.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter offers an account of the moral importance of not using others as a means: why, when, and how this matters. In Kant, a formulation of this thought is treated as the foundation for ... More


Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics Volume 10

Mark Timmons (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198867944
eISBN:
9780191904578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867944.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This series aims to provide, on an annual basis, some of the best contemporary work in the field of normative ethical theory. Each volume features new chapters that contribute to an understanding of ... More


Ethical Learning, Natural and Artificial

Peter Railton

in Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190905033
eISBN:
9780190905071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905033.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

How might artificial systems become sensitive to ethically relevant considerations? This chapter argues that the question we should ask is not “How can we build ethics into robots?” but rather “How ... More


Parfit on the Irrelevance of Deontological Distinctions

F. M. Kamm

in Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics Volume 10

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198867944
eISBN:
9780191904578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867944.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter concerns Derek Parfit’s discussion in his On What Matters, volume 3 of the irrelevance of deontological distinctions. Parfit begins by expressing his concern that morality will be ... More


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