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- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19
May one turn a trolley away from five people though it kills someone else instead? May one topple an innocent bystander in front of the trolley to save five others? How should one decide? The Trolley Problem Mysteries considers whether who turns the trolley and/or how it is turned (or otherwise stopped) affect the moral permissibility of acting... more...
- Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89
Based on a non-consequentialist ethical theory, this book critically examines the prevalent view that if a fetus has the moral standing of a person, it has a right to life and abortion is impermissible. Most discussion of abortion has assumed that this view is correct, and so has focused on the question of the personhood of the fetus. Kamm begins... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89
Why is death bad for us, even on the assumption that it involves the absence of experience? Is it worse for us than prenatal nonexistence? Kamm begins by considering these questions, critically examining some answers other philosophers have given. She explores in detail suggestions based on our greater concern over the loss of future versus past... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 27.99 US$ 24.07
F.M. Kamm is one of the leading theorists working in philosophy today. In Intricate Ethics, Kamm makes a significant contribution to normative ethical theory by showing how fine distinctions can be important. The first section provides a general introduction to non-consequentialist ethical theory; the second deals with the notions of moral status... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89
In Morality, Mortality, Volume II , Kamm continues to explore questions of life and death as illustrations of general issues in moral theory. Resuming her development of non- consequentialist ethical theory and its application to practical ethical problems, she explores the distinction between killing and letting die, between harming and not aiding,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63
The Moral Target: Aiming at Right Conduct in War and Other Conflicts comprises essays that discuss aspects of war and other conflicts in the light of nonconsequentialist ethical theory. Topics include the relation between conditions that justify starting war and those that justify stopping it, the treatment of combatants and noncombatants in war,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 35.99 US$ 30.95
Bioethical Prescriptions collects F.M. Kamm's articles on bioethics -- revised for publication in book form -- which have appeared over the last 25 years and which have made her among the most widely-respected philosophers working in this field. more...