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    • Adding happy people 

      Pummer, Theron Gene (Oxford University Press, 2016-09-22) - Book item
    • Consequentialism's double-edged aword 

      Sachs, Benjamin (2010-09) - Journal article
      Recent work on consequentialism has revealed it to be more flexible than previously thought. Consequentialists have shown how their theory can accommodate certain features with which it has long been considered incompatible, ...
    • Contextual consent: ethical mining of social media for health research 

      Norval, Christopher; Henderson, Tristan (2017-01-26) - Conference item
      Social media are a rich source of insight for data mining and user centred research, but the question of consent arises when studying such data without the express knowledge of the creator. Case studies that mine social ...
    • Contrastive reasons and promotion 

      Snedegar, Justin (2014-10) - Journal article
      A promising but underexplored view about normative reasons is contrastivism, which holds that considerations are fundamentally reasons for things only relative to sets of alternatives. Contrastivism gains an advantage by ...
    • The demandingness of Scanlon's contractualism 

      Ashford, Elizabeth (2003-01) - Journal article
    • Each-we dilemmas and effective altruism 

      Clark, Matthew; Pummer, Theron Gene (2019-07-02) - Journal article
      In his interesting and provocative article ‘Being Good in a World of Need’, Larry Temkin argues for the possibility of a type of Each-We Dilemma in which, if we each produce the most good we can individually, we produce a ...
    • The ethics of war up to Thomas Aquinas 

      Cox, Rory (Oxford University Press, 2015-10) - Book item
      This chapter explores major developments in concepts of justified warfare and norms of military conduct over nearly 2,000 years. From at least the first millennium BC, ideas about the justice of war and customary norms ...
    • Extortion and the ethics of "topping up" 

      Sachs, Benjamin (2009-10) - Journal item
    • Humans, aliens, and the big ethical questions 

      Sachs, Ben (2018-06-01) - Journal item
      What happens when an astro-biologist, a theologian, a political theorist and a philosopher discuss the ethics of human–alien encounters? Ben Sachs reports.
    • Justifications and excuses 

      Baron, Marcia (2005) - Journal article
      The distinction between justifications and excuses is a familiar one to most of us who work either in moral philosophy or legal philosophy. But exactly how it should be understood is a matter of considerable disagreement. ...
    • The liberal ethics of non-interference and the Pareto principle 

      Mariotti, Marco; Veneziani, Roberto (University of St Andrews, 2014-04) - Working or discussion paper
      We analyse the liberal ethics of noninterference applied to social choice. A liberal principle capturing noninterfering views of society and inspired by John Stuart Mill's conception of liberty, is examined. The principle ...
    • Moral agency in charities and business corporations : exploring the constraints of law and regulation 

      Burt, Eleanor; Mansell, Samuel Francis (2017-12-20) - Journal article
      For centuries in the United Kingdom and elsewhere, charities have been widely regarded as admirable and virtuous organisations. Business corporations, by contrast, have been characterised in the popular imagination as ...
    • A moral economy of transplantation : Competing regimes of value in the allocation of transplant organs 

      Roscoe, Philip John (Oxford University Press, 2015-01) - Book item
    • Morality, adapted 

      Sachs, Benjamin Alan (2010) - Journal article
      Over the last few decades, scientists have been busy debunking the myth that nonhuman animals relate to each other in a primarily competitive, aggressive way. What they have found is that many species of animal, including ...
    • No help on the hard problem 

      Ball, Derek Nelson (2016-11-17) - Journal item
      The hard problem of consciousness is to explain why certain physical states are conscious: why do they feel the way they do, rather than some other way or no way at all? Arthur Reber (2016) claims to solve the hard problem. ...
    • Non-consequentialist theories of animal ethics 

      Sachs, Benjamin Alan (2015-10) - Journal article
    • On normative judgments and ethics 

      Arandelovic, Ognjen (2016-11-22) - Journal item
      Recent rapid technological and medical advance has more than ever before brought to the fore a spectrum of problems broadly categorized under the umbrella of ‘ethics of human enhancement’. Some of the most contentious ...
    • Regulatory decision errors, legal uncertainty and welfare : a general treatment 

      Katsoualcos, Yannis; Ulph, David Tregear (2017-07) - Journal article
      We provide a general treatment of the implications for welfare of various sources of legal uncertainty facing agents about the decisions made by a regulatory authority. We distinguish the legal uncertainty from the decision ...
    • Rethinking corporate agency in business, philosophy and law 

      Mansell, Samuel Francis; Ferguson, Robert John; Gindis, David; Pasternak, Avia (2018-04-28) - Journal item
      While researchers in business ethics, moral philosophy and jurisprudence have advanced the study of corporate agency, there have been very few attempts to bring together insights from these and other disciplines in the ...