Notes on Philosophy

Notes on Philosophy - o Distance discrimination to not help...

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Notes on Philosophy 11/10/2007 10:45:00 Strong Principle     If we can prevent something bad from happening, without giving up something of  equal moral importance, we ought to do it.  Weak Principle     If we can prevent something bad from happening without giving up something  morally important, we ought to do it. Child-in-pond     - morally required to save? If yes, how are starving people in other countries different 
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Unformatted text preview: o Distance? discrimination to not help people for arbitrary reasons o Millions of people need help (more people at pond) ← ← 1. If everyone gives $5 refugees will be okay ← 2. I shouldn’t have to give more than anyone else ← 3. I only have to give $5 ← ← 11/10/2007 10:45:00 ← 11/10/2007 10:45:00 ←...
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2011 for the course AMST 201 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.

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