Publications by Year: 2007

2007
Intricate Ethics : Rights, Responsibilities, and Permissible Harm
Kamm, FM. 2007. Intricate Ethics : Rights, Responsibilities, and Permissible Harm. Oxford : Oxford University Press, x, 509 p. HOLLISAbstract

Nonconsequentialism – Aggregation and two moral methods – Intention, harm, and the possibility of a unified theory – The doctrines of double and triple effect and why a rational agent need not intend the means to his end – Toward the essence of nonconsequentialist constraints on harming : modality, productive purity, and the greater good working itself out – Harming people in Peter Unger's Living high and letting die – Moral status – Rights beyond interests – Conflicts of rights : a typology – Responsibility and collaboration – Does distance matter morally to the duty to rescue? – The new problem of distance in morality – Peter Singer's ethical theory – Moral intuitions, cognitive psychology, and the harming/not-aiding distinction – Harms, losses, and evils in Gert's moral theory – Owing, justifying, and rejecting.