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PHIL 4: Introduction to Ethics Out of t e crooked T mber of humani ± no s ² aight t ing was ever made .” Immanuel Kan ³ 1 Liberty - Limiting Principles
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Mill’s HP Mill’s Harm Principle at least as I have tried to present it! can seem very attractive But does anyon e nowadays think that HP provides the only legitimate justifcation For interFerence with an individual’s liberty? ( Perhaps some libertarians. ) IF you were enthusiastic last week about Mill’s deFense oF a broad measure oF individual liberty, then “A Ride on the Bus” should have at least made you have second thoughts about it In general, most people ultimately reject Mill’s anti - paternalis m
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The O f ense Principle OP: it is morally permissible to interfere with a person’s liberty to prevent others from being o f ended Question: Should we say the government is ( i ) justiFed in prohibiting a $ o f ensive behavior, ( ii ) justiFed in prohibiting in som e o f ensive behavior, or ( iii ) not justiFed in prohibiting any o f ensive behavior? ±einberg chooses ( ii ) because he thinks ( i ) and ( iii ) are implausible. Do you agree?
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