Beyond the Call of Duty: The Structure of a Moral Region

Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 77:87-104 (2015)
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A woman risks her life to save someone else's child from a house that is on fire. While in his prime, a man donates one of his kidneys to a dialysis patient whom he does not know. In Auschwitz, Maximilian Kolbe sacrifices his life for the life of another prisoner.

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