But this is like the Asian flu case: a no-gain to the five (since
they were on the brink of death) and a loss to the one.
b. But it seems clear to Kamm that we ought to go save the five,
contrary to what PT would predict we would think we should do (namel
Deontological Justification Notes
III. Therefore the PT distinction and the Deontological Distinction do not
seem to be the same.
A. So, while the one may be subject the framing effects the other may notbe.
B. On top of that, notice that framing effects o
Beliefs about entitlements affect the cases and are variable.
1. Market entitlements do not seem to be as strict to people as some
non-market entitlements. E.g.,
a. Variation on the snow shovel case (alluded to on p. 472) shows that
people do not feel ent
Kamm, "Moral Intuitions, Cognitive Psychology, and the Harming-versusNot-Aiding Distinction"
I. The Shovel Case
A. The two cases are not equalized.
1. Try equalizing by taking the blizzard out of the Loss Case.
a. Then we have a case where a store just ra
Deontological Distinction Notes
Also, a PT loss can be suffered through a non-aiding: e.g. in the Asian
case when framed as everyone is alive and well.
D. Also note that the deontological distinction (harm vs no-aid) is often
present in the following pair