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Morality, Mortality Volume I: Death and Whom to Save From It

F. M. Kamm


Morality, Mortality as a whole deals with certain aspects of ethical theory and with moral problems that arise primarily in contexts involving life‐and‐death decisions. The importance of the theoretical issues is not limited to their relevance to these decisions; however, they are, rather, issues at the heart of basic moral and political theory. This first volume comprises three parts. Part I, Death: From Bad to Worse, has with four chapters, and an appendix, discussing death and why it is bad for the person who dies. Part II, Saving Lives: General Issues, has six chapters, and ex ... More

Keywords: death, ethical theory, life‐and‐death decisions, moral problems, morality, mortality, organ acquisition, organ distribution, organ transplantation, saving lives

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780195119114
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0195119118.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

F. M. Kamm, author
New York University
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