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Act‐Utilitarianism

Thomas L. Carson

in Lying and Deception: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577415
eISBN:
9780191722813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577415.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Act‐utilitarianism implies that lying is morally permissible when, and only when, there is no alternative course of action open to one that has better consequences than lying. Many critics contend ... More


Nonintervention

Michael W. Doyle

in The Question of Intervention: John Stuart Mill and the Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300172638
eISBN:
9780300210781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300172638.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter identifies the direct and indirect reasons that support the norm of nonintervention. Directly, nonintervention harms the self determination of peoples and it tends to produce one or more ... More


Act 2: Indirect and Second Order Consequences of Censorship on a Large Scale

Margaret Notley

in "Taken by the Devil": The Censorship of Frank Wedekind and Alban Berg's Lulu

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190069865
eISBN:
9780190069896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069865.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Opera

The chapter focuses on Berg’s Act 2. Because this is the act that joins Wedekind’s plays in the opera, the second order consequences of censoring Act 3 of the Ur-Lulu could have created an acute ... More


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