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Causation and the Permissibility of Consequentialist Justification within Agent-Relative Morality and the Law

Michael S. Moore

in Causation and Responsibility: An Essay in Law, Morals, and Metaphysics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199256860
eISBN:
9780191719653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256860.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter combines a legal with a moral thesis. Morality is inseparable from law here because the open-ended legal provisions on necessity and balance of evils simply reference whatever morality ... More


A Neurological Foundation for Freedom

Nita A. Farahany

in Philosophical Foundations of Law and Neuroscience

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198743095
eISBN:
9780191802980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743095.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

This chapter seeks to reframe the neurolaw discussions involving the concepts of free will, mind, and action from the previous two chapters. Specifically, the chapter shifts from traditional ... More


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