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Double-Effect Reasoning

Doing Good and Avoiding Evil (Oxford Studies in Theological Ethics)

by T. A. Cavanaugh

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages256
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ISBN 100199272190
ISBN 109780199272198

The principle of double effect, or better, double-effect reasoning, remains a matter of discussion in a variety of ways. It plays a role in rival views about whether the use of condoms is ethically permissible in order to prevent the transmission of HIV/AIDS between spouses. In the recent Phoenix abortion case, double-effect reasoning came. The pastoral problem of double effect reasoning As part of a just war, Alice drops a bomb on the enemy military headquarters. Next door to the enemy headquarters are the world headquarters of a corporation that Alice knows has been responsible for enormous environmental degradation, and .

The Principle of Double Effect A History and Philosophical Defense 1st Edition. David Černý Ma This book offers a comprehensive history of the principle of double effect and its applications in ethics. Written from a non-theological perspective, it makes the case for the centrality of the double effect reasoning in philosophical.   The essential difficulty in Thiessen’s argument is his application of double-effect reasoning. Double effect has its primary application in the domain of what one is doing, where what one does, including the consequences of what one does, will encompass both good and evil effects.

The Doctrine of Double Effect is a principle of reasoning well known to moral philosophers. The standard formulation of the doctrine states that it is "licit to posit a cause which is either good or indifferent from which there follows a twofold effect, one good, the other evil, if a proportionally grave reason is present, and if the end of the. In this book, Professor Cavanaugh argues that two consequentially similar acts shaped by different intentions can significantly differ morally. Currently, Professor Cavanaugh builds on his work found in Double-effect Reasoning in another book project.


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T. Cavanaugh defends double-effect reasoning (DER), also known as the principle of double effect. DER plays a role in anti-consequentialist ethics (such as deontology), in hard cases in which one cannot realize a good without also causing a foreseen, but not intended, bad effect (for example, killing non-combatants when bombing a military target).Cited by: 9.

Available in: Hardcover.T. Cavanaugh defends double-effect reasoning (DER), also known as the principle of double effect.

DER plays a Double-Effect Reasoning book in Due to COVID, orders may be : $   Double-Effect Reasoning: Doing Good and Avoiding Evil by T.A. Cavanaugh. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Start by marking “Double-Effect Reasoning: Doing Good and Avoiding Evil” as Want to Read: Want to Read. saving/5. Abstract. Consequentialists oppose while absolutists and deontologists rely upon double-effect reasoning (DER) to address hard cases in which good inextricably binds with evil (such as destroying a legitimate military target while concomitantly and foreseeably killing innocents).

This book addresses the history, application, and philosophical controversy concerning DER. Double-Effect Reasoning Doing Good and Avoiding Evil T.

Cavanaugh Oxford Studies in Theological Ethics. The first book to explore the history of and issues surrounding double-effect reasoning; Directly relevant to current debates concerning the morality of causing non-combatant deaths, or the legalization of assisted suicide or euthanasia.

Cavanaugh defends double-effect reasoning (DER), also known as the principle of double effect. Many ethicists invoke double effect reasoning to argue for the moral goodness of seemingly problematic actions on the grounds that their negative effects are not intended, and that their positive intended effects outweigh the negative nonintended : Nicholas E.

Lombardo. Cavanaugh defends double-effect reasoning (DER), also known as the principle of double effect. DER plays a role in anti-consequentialist ethics (such as deontology), in hard cases in which one cannot realize a good without also causing a foreseen, but not intended, bad effect (for example, killing non-combatants when bombing a military target).

T.A. Cavanaugh's book presents itself as the first sustained monograph on the principle of double effect (henceforth PDE) and what the author terms "double effect reasoning" (henceforth DER), and to the best of this writer's knowledge the book stands as advertised.

The monograph is neatly divided into five chapters. Book. Jan T.A. Cavanaugh. Consequentialists oppose while absolutists and deontologists rely upon double-effect reasoning (DER) to address hard cases in which good inextricably binds with. Book Description This book offers a comprehensive history of the principle of double effect and its applications in ethics.

Written from a non-theological perspective, it makes the case for the centrality of the double effect reasoning in philosophical ethics. The book is. The purpose of double-effect reasoning is to determine whether or not an act is ethically permitted.

If the act is morally wrong, the question whether or not it is permitted is no longer open. The question at hand is whether an act, though having bad effects, is nevertheless permitted. Hence the first condition falls away as superfluous. Cavanaugh defends double-effect reasoning (DER), also known as the principle of double effect.

DER plays a role in anti-consequentialist ethics (such as deontology), in hard cases in which one cannot realize a good without also causing a foreseen, but not intended, bad effect (for example, killing non-combatants when bombing a military target).

This study is the first book-length account. Summary: "T. Cavanaugh articulates and defends double-effect reasoning (DER), also known as the principle of double effect.

Cavanaugh here offers the first book-length account of the history and issues surrounding this controversial, yet indispensable approach to hard cases."--Jacket. (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. AQUINAS'S DOUBLE-EFFECT REASONING: THE CASE OF SELF-DEFENSE Scholars often cite Summa theologiaeq.

64, a. 7, Aquinas's treatment of killing in self-defense, as the origin of double-effect reasoning.(4) This discussion does not occur in ST in which Aquinas explored and developed a theology of the fundamental principles of morality. Double-Effect Reasoning & Its Adversarial Allies 2 or viciously depends on why she does what she does.

So, whether she acts with or without a certain intention, esp., a unjust or malevolent or manipulative one, is just the sort of thing that determines whether and how she acts immorally. I contend that there is nothing further to the.

The Principle of Double Effect as a Guide for Medical Decision-Making. Georg Spielthenner - - Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 11 (4) The Danger of Double Effect. One also discerns double-effect reasoning in his consideration of scandal (II-II q a.1 ad 4) and of permissiblealluringdress (II-IIq a.2).

2 Onestrains tofind him employingitas a generalapproachtodifficult. By analogy to justifications offered for craniotomy by Catholic moralists, a recent instance of casuistry attempts to apply double-effect reasoning and, separately, the concept of a vital conflict to justify dilation and curettage in order to preserve the life of a pregnant woman.

The principle of double effect – also known as the rule of double effect; the doctrine of double effect, often abbreviated as DDE or PDE, double-effect reasoning; or simply double effect – is a set of ethical criteria which Christian philosophers, and some others, have advocated for evaluating the permissibility of acting when one's otherwise legitimate act may also cause an effect one would otherwise be obliged to.

T.A. Cavanaugh is the author of Double-Effect Reasoning ( avg rating, 5 ratings, 2 reviews, published )/5(2)."This book offers a comprehensive history of the principle of double effect and its applications in ethics.

Written from a non-theological perspective, it makes the case for the centrality of the double effect reasoning in philosophical ethics. The book is divided into two parts.

J Value Inquiry () – DOI /s BOOK REVIEW T. A. Cavanaugh, Double-Effect Reasoning: Doing Good and Avoiding Evil Oxford, England: Oxford University Press,pp. xxiv + ISBN: $ Hb Robert D. Anderson Published online: 30 October Springer Science+Business Media B.V.

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