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Direct moral grounding and the legal model of moral normativity
(2015-04) - Journal article
Whereas most moral philosophers believe that the facts as to what we’re morally required to do are grounded by the facts about our moral reasons, which in turn are grounded by non-normative facts, I propose that moral ...
Non-consequentialist theories of animal ethics
(2015-10) - Journal article
Why coercion is wrong when it’s wrong
(2013) - Journal article
It is usually thought that wrongful acts of threat-involving coercion are wrong because they involve a violation of the freedom or autonomy of the targets of those acts. I argue here that this cannot possibly be right, and ...
Contractarianism as a Political Morality
(2016-06-02) - Journal article
Contractarianism initially made its mark, in the seventeenth century, as a sort of theory of everything in ethics. But gradually philosophers became convinced that there were resources available outside contractarianism ...
Two kinds of rule regulating human subjects research
(2015) - Journal article
Alan Wertheimer argues that before we promulgate some rule regarding the conduct of research on human subjects we ethically ought to consider the consequences of the rule being followed. This ethical requirement has an ...