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Substantial Facts

Fiona Woollard

in Doing and Allowing Harm

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199683642
eISBN:
9780191792847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683642.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter continues the analysis of the doing/allowing distinction by exploring what makes a fact substantial. A fact will count as substantial if it has some feature that makes it more than a ... More


The Distinction between Doing and Allowing

Fiona Woollard

in Doing and Allowing Harm

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199683642
eISBN:
9780191792847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683642.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter begin the analysis of the distinction between doing and allowing. Drawing on the work of Philippa Foot, it suggests that an agent counts as doing harm if and only if some fact about the ... More


Counterexamples and Objections

Fiona Woollard

in Doing and Allowing Harm

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199683642
eISBN:
9780191792847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683642.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter focuses on various counterexamples and objections to the analysis of the distinction between doing and allowing. A typical gun fires through the removal of a barrier (the sear) which has ... More


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