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$31.95

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Published: 01 December 2015

272 Pages

5 x 8 inches

ISBN: 9780190247157


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The Trolley Problem Mysteries

F.M. Kamm and Edited by Eric Rakowski

The Berkeley Tanner Lectures

  • Provides a rigorous introductory treatment of a problem that has become well known both within and beyond the field of philosophy - the Trolley Problem
  • Suggests a solution to the problem and then expands the scope of the solution in new and unexpected ways
  • Offers general proposals as to when we may and may not harm some people to help others as part of a nonconsequentialist ethical theory
  • Includes a sustained debate with Judith Thomson, one of the famed originators of the Trolley Problem, who discusses her most recent views on the problem
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