The Resource Doing and allowing harm, Fiona Woollard

Doing and allowing harm, Fiona Woollard

Label
Doing and allowing harm
Title
Doing and allowing harm
Statement of responsibility
Fiona Woollard
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Doing harm seems much harder to justify than merely allowing harm. If a boulder is rushing towards Bob, you may refuse to save Bob's life by driving your car into the path of the boulder if doing so would cost you your own life. You may not push the boulder towards Bob to save your own life. This principle--the Doctrine of Doing and Allowing--requires defence. Does the distinction between doing and allowing fall apart under scrutiny? When lives are at stake, how canit matter whether harm is done or allowed? Drawing on detailed analysis of the distinction between doing and allowing, Fiona Wooll
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Woollard, Fiona
Dewey number
170
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
BJ171.R4
LC item number
.W665 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Responsibility
  • Applied ethics
Label
Doing and allowing harm, Fiona Woollard
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Doing and Allowing Harm; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Part I Analysis of the Doing/Allowing Distinction; 1 Introduction; 2 The Distinction between Doing and Allowing; 3 Substantial Facts; 4 Removing Barriers; 5 Counterexamples and Objections; Part II Defence of the Doctrine of Doing and Allowing; 6 Doing, Allowing, and Imposing; Part III Obligations to Aid; 7 Saving Strangers: Analysis of Intuitions; 8 Saving Strangers: Duties to Prevent Harm; Part IV General Ethical Theories and the Doctrine of Doing and Allowing; 9 Contractualism, Rule Consequentialism, and Doing and Allowing
  • 10 Final ThoughtsAppendix: A Measure on the Behaviour Space; Bibliography; Index of Cases; Index of Names; Index of Subjects
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (257 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198822769
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000315282
  • (EBL)1887359
  • (SSID)ssj0001432442
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11772061
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001432442
  • (PQKBWorkID)11405462
  • (PQKB)10009394
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0001019510
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1887359
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000315282
Label
Doing and allowing harm, Fiona Woollard
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Doing and Allowing Harm; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Part I Analysis of the Doing/Allowing Distinction; 1 Introduction; 2 The Distinction between Doing and Allowing; 3 Substantial Facts; 4 Removing Barriers; 5 Counterexamples and Objections; Part II Defence of the Doctrine of Doing and Allowing; 6 Doing, Allowing, and Imposing; Part III Obligations to Aid; 7 Saving Strangers: Analysis of Intuitions; 8 Saving Strangers: Duties to Prevent Harm; Part IV General Ethical Theories and the Doctrine of Doing and Allowing; 9 Contractualism, Rule Consequentialism, and Doing and Allowing
  • 10 Final ThoughtsAppendix: A Measure on the Behaviour Space; Bibliography; Index of Cases; Index of Names; Index of Subjects
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (257 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198822769
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000315282
  • (EBL)1887359
  • (SSID)ssj0001432442
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11772061
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001432442
  • (PQKBWorkID)11405462
  • (PQKB)10009394
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0001019510
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1887359
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000315282

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