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Would you kill the fat man? : the trolley problem and what your answer tells us about right and wrong / David Edmonds.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780691154022
  • ISBN: 0691154023
  • Description: xvii, 220 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2014]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Philosophy and the trolley -- Experiments and the trolley -- Mind and brain and the trolley -- The trolley and its critics -- Appendix. Ten trolleys : a rerun.
Summary: In this book, David Edmonds, coauthor of the best-selling Wittgenstein's Poker, tells the riveting story of why and how philosophers have struggled with the ethical dilemma posed by the trolley problem. In the process, he provides an entertaining and informative tour through the history of moral philosophy.

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