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Principle of Double Effect

Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji

Principle of Double Effect

A Critical Appraisal of Its Traditional Understanding and Its Modern Reinterpretation

by Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji

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Published by Peter Lang Pub Inc .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12970493M
ISBN 103820456279
ISBN 109783820456271

The principle of the double effect states that actions with both good and bad effects are ethically legitimate only under certain conditions: The act performed is not itself morally evil. The good effect is not caused by the evil effect. To deal with certain special kinds of cases, it adds the principle of forfeiture and the Doctrine of Double Effect (DDE). The principle of forfeiture grants innocents a right to self-defense; DDE addresses cases where an act both promotes and works against natural values.

the end of life. The doctrine of double effect is an ethical principle dating back to the 13th century that explains how the bad consequences of an action can be considered ethically justified if the original intent was for good intention. This article examines the doctrine of double effect . The principle of double effect may also mean a number of variations which also would likely include an ultimate good in the end but will also render a bad effect as a twin result of the final good. The key people who have explored this principle include the Italian St.

  Double entry is an accounting term stating that every financial transaction has equal and opposite effects in at least two different accounts. Principle of double effect 1 Principle of double effect The principle of double effect; also known as the rule of double effect; the doctrine of double effect, abbreviated to DDE; double-effect reasoning; or simply double effect, is a set of ethical criteria for evaluating the permissibility of acting when one's otherwise legitimate act (for example, relieving a terminally ill patient's pain).


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Principle of Double Effect by Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Principle of Double Effect: A Critical Appraisal of its Traditional Understanding and its Modern Reinterpretation (Europäische Hochschulschriften / Cited by: 4. Book Description. This book offers a comprehensive history of the principle of double effect and its applications in ethics.

Written from a non-theological perspective, it makes the case for the centrality of the double effect reasoning in philosophical ethics. The book is divided into two parts. The first part thoroughly examines the history of double effect reasoning.

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FREE Shipping on $35 Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : In ethical reasoning, the Principle of Double Effect is sometimes invoked when an action has two effects (hence ‘Double Effect’); one good and the other harmful. The principle allows the action as morally permissible in those circumstances in which the harmful effect is not intended, but is a side-effect of the action.

Acts of self-defence, for. The Principle of Double Effect was formulated by Catholic ethicists to overcome such objections. In this essay, Leslie Allan addresses four of the most prominent problems faced by an absolutist ethic and evaluates the extent to which the Principle of Double Effect is.

Double Effect, Double Intention, and Asymmetric Warfare. Steven Lee. Visiting Fellow, Ethics Center, USNA The following set of statements is inconsistent. The statements cannot all be true. This is a problem for just war theory because each of them is either. The principle of double effect, once largely confined to discussions by Catholic moral theologians, in recent years has figured prominently in the discussion of both ethical theory and applied ethics by a broad range of contemporary philosophers.

Formulation of the Principle. This anthology of philosophical essays, gathered from numerous sources, provides a convenient, in-depth introduction to the Doctrine of Double Effect. A number of important philosophers and intellectual perspectives are represented in what constitutes a debate over the.

Essentially, the principle is that for every financial transaction there are two effects – one debit effect and one credit effect. This best way to explain the double entry bookkeeping principle is to give an example of transactions from the books of the imaginary organisation called Lots of Fun Pty Ltd.

Description The principle of double effect has a long history, from scholastic disputations about self-defense and scandal to current debates about terrorism, torture, euthanasia, and abortion.

Despite being widely debated, the principle remains poorly understood. The Principle of Double Effect (and our responsibility regarding the environment) Suppose that you know that an action has two consequences, or effects, one good and one bad. Is it morally permissible to perform that action.

NCBC: What is The Moral Principle of Double Effect. Film Focus Point: In this presentation, Dr. John M. Haas, PH.D., S.T.L., of The National Catholic Bioethics Center, explains and illustrates the principle of double effect using the example of a pregnant woman with uterine cancer.

Text Focus Point: Pages 86 Discussion Questions: What are the four conditions one must bear in mind when. Double Effect and Dual Use 2, words, approx.

8 pages Double Effect and Dual Use In moral philosophy the principle of double effect traditionally refers to conflict situations in which an action or series of actions will result in multiple effects, some.

“ The Doctrine of Double Effect provides a rich range of examples of the doctrine’s continued appeal among contemporary Anglo-American analytic moral philosophers the book is an important and significant collection of essays on the principle of double effect and is appropriate for use in advanced undergraduate classes in moral theory, as well as graduate classes either in moral theory 5/5(3).

Double-entry bookkeeping, in accounting, is a system of book keeping where every entry to an account requires a corresponding and opposite entry to a different account.

The double-entry has two equal and corresponding sides known as debit and left-hand side is debit and right-hand side is credit. The principle of double effect is a shorthand expression for the congruency among cases that enjoy in themselves internal certitude and were recognized as such through the external authority of moral theologians like Medina and Vasquez.

In a word, the principle is the expression of successful taxonomies and, therefore, should be used as such. The principle of double effect finds its natural home in deontological, non-consequentialist moral theories, since it turns very specifically on the intention of the moral agent.

Utilitarianism and other consequentialist doctrines give little or no weight to the agent’s intentions, and as a result the principle of double effect makes little. The principle of double effect: a critical appraisal of its traditional understanding and its modern reinterpretation. Doctrine of double effect An explanation of this ethical doctrine, which suggests that when an action will have two consequences (a "double effect"), the ethicality of that action depends on which.

Double-entry accounting is a practice that helps minimize errors and increases the chance that your books balance. This method gets its name because you enter all transactions twice.

When it comes to double-entry bookkeeping, the key formula for the balance sheet (Assets = Liabilities +. The principle of double effect has moulded medical practice in Ireland, indeed throughout the world.

It is an invaluable help to doctors and patients alike in those excruciatingly difficult cases.DOUBLE EFFECT, PRINCIPLE OF The Principle of Double Effect is a rule of conduct frequently used in moral theology to determine when a person may lawfully perform an action from which two effects will follow, one bad and the other good.1 University of Wales, Aberystwyth.

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