PHL 200 10.23.07 - importance by giving to relief...

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PHL 200 10.23.07 1. Suffering and death from lack of food, shelter, and medical care are bad. 2. if it is within our power to prevent something bad from happening without sacrificing anything of comparable moral importance, then we ought, morally to prevent it 3. it is within our power to prevent suffering and death from lack of food, shelter, and medical supplies without sacrificing anything of comparable moral
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Unformatted text preview: importance by giving to relief organizations 4. so, we ought morally, to give until we’d be sacrificing something comparable. Sacrifice of comparable moral importance 1. the sacrifice causes something as equally bad to happen 2. doing something wrong in itself 3. preventing something so good that would outweigh the bad being prevented...
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2008 for the course PHL 200 taught by Professor Dowell during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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