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  1. Intricate Ethics: Rights, Responsibilities, and Permissible Harm.Frances Kamm - 2007 - New York ;Oxford University Press.
    In Intricate Ethics, Kamm questions the moral importance of some non-consequentialist distinctions and then introduces and argues for the moral importance of ...
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    The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life.Frances Kamm - 2007 - Philosophical Review 116 (2):273-280.
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  3. Is There a Problem with Enhancement?Frances M. Kamm - 2005 - American Journal of Bioethics 5 (3):5 – 14.
    This article examines arguments concerning enhancement of human persons recently presented by Michael Sandel (2004). In the first section, I briefly describe some of his arguments. In section two, I consider whether, as Sandel claims, the desire for mastery motivates enhancement and whether such a desire could be grounds for its impermissibility. Section three considers how Sandel draws the distinction between treatment and enhancement, and the relation to nature that he thinks each expresses. The fourth section examines Sandel's views about (...)
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    Morality, Mortality: Volume I: Death and Whom to Save From It.Frances Myrna Kamm - 1993 - Oup Usa.
    Why is death bad for us, even on the assumption that it involves the absence of experience? Whom should we save from death if we cannot save everyone? Kamm considers these questions, critically examining some answers other philosophers have given. She also examines specifically what differences between persons are relevant to the distribution of any scarce resources, e.g. bodily organs for transplantation.
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  5. The Trolley Problem Mysteries.Frances Myrna Kamm - 2015 - Oup Usa.
    The Trolley Problem Mysteries considers whether who turns the trolley and/or how it is turned affect the moral permissibility of acting and suggests general proposals for when we may and may not harm some people to help others.
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  6. Harming Some to Save Others.Frances Kamm - 1989 - Philosophical Studies 57 (3):227 - 260.
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    Morality, Mortality Volume Ii: Rights, Duties, and Status.Frances Myrna Kamm - 1996 - Oup Usa.
    This volume continues the examination of issues of life and death which F.M. Kamm began in Morality, Mortality, Volume I. Kamm continues her development of a non-consequentialist ethical theory and its application to practical ethical problems. She looks at the distinction between killing and letting die, and between intending and foreseeing, and also at the concepts of rights, prerogatives, and supererogation. She shows that a sophisticated non-consequentialist theory can be modelled which copes convincingly with practical ethical issues, and throws considerable (...)
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  8. Review: Non-Consequentialism, the Person as an End-in-Itself, and the Significance of Status. [REVIEW]Frances Kamm - 1992 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 21 (4):354 - 389.
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    [Book Review] Morality, Mortality. [REVIEW]Frances Myrna Kamm - 1995 - Hastings Center Report 25 (1).
  10. What Is And Is Not Wrong With Enhancement?Frances Kamm - 2010 - In Julian Savulescu & Nick Bostrom (eds.), Human Enhancement. Oxford University Press.
     
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  11. Creation and Abortion: A Study in Moral and Legal Philosophy.Frances Myrna Kamm - 1992 - Oxford University Press.
    Based on a non-consequentialist ethical theory, this book critically examines the prevalent view that if a fetus has the moral standing of a person, it has a right to life and abortion is impermissible. Most discussion of abortion has assumed that this view is correct, and so has focused on the question of the personhood of the fetus. Kamm begins by considering in detail the permissibility of killing in non-abortion cases which are similar to abortion cases. She goes on to (...)
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    Harming, Not Aiding, and Positive Rights.Frances Myrna Kamm - 1986 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 15 (1):3-32.
  13. Famine Ethics: The Problem of Distance in Morality and Singer's Ethical Theory.Frances Kamm - 1999 - In Dale Jamieson (ed.), Singer and His Critics. Blackwell. pp. 174--203.
     
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  14. Supererogation and Obligation.Frances Myrna Kamm - 1985 - Journal of Philosophy 82 (3):118-138.
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    Morality, Mortality, Vol. 1: Death and Whom to Save From It.Frances Kamm - 1998 - Philosophical and Phenomenological Research 58 (4):963-967.
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  16. Nonconsequentialism.Frances Myrna Kamm - 2000 - In Hugh LaFollette - (ed.), The Blackwell Guide to Ethical Theory. Blackwell.
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    Bioethical Prescriptions.Frances M. Kamm - 2015 - Journal of Medical Ethics 41 (6):493-495.
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  18. The Doctrine of Triple Effect and Why a Rational Agent Need Not Intend the Means to His End, I.Frances M. Kamm - 2000 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 74 (1):21–39.
    In this article I am concerned with whether it could be morally significant to distinguish between doing something 'in order to bring about an effect' as opposed to 'doing something because we will bring about an effect'. For example, the Doctrine of Double Effect tells us that we should not act in order to bring about evil, but even if this is true is it perhaps permissible to act only because an evil will thus occur? I discuss these questions in (...)
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  19. Rights.Frances M. Kamm - 2002 - In Jules Coleman & Scott J. Shapiro (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Jurisprudence & Philosophy of Law. Oxford University Press.
  20. Sen on Justice and Rights: A Review Essay. [REVIEW]Frances Kamm - 2011 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 39 (1):82-104.
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    Equal Treatment and Equal Chances.Frances Myrna Kamm - 1985 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 14 (2):177-194.
  22. Creation and Abortion.Frances Myrna Kamm - 1995 - Ethics 105 (2):426-428.
     
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  23. Killing and Letting Die: Methodological and Substantive Issues.Frances Myrna Kamm - 1983 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 64 (4):297.
     
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  24. The Doctrine of Double Effect: Reflections on Theoretical and Practical Issues.Frances M. Kamm - 1991 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 16 (5):571-585.
    The Doctrine of Double Effect and the Principle of Do No Harm raise important theoretical and practical issues, some of which are discussed by Boyle, Donagan, and Quinn. I argue that neither principle is correct, and some revisionist, and probably nonabsolutist, analysis of constraints on action and omission is necessary. In making these points, I examine several approaches to deflection of threat cases, discuss an argument for the permissibility of voluntary euthanasia, and present arguments relevant to medical contexts which justify (...)
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    Supererogation and Obligation.Frances Myrna Kamm - 1985 - Journal of Philosophy 82 (3):118-138.
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  26. Deciding Whom to Help, Health–Adjusted Life Years and Disabilities.Frances Kamm - 2004 - In Sudhir Anand, Fabienne Peter & Amartya Sen (eds.), Public Health, Ethics, and Equity. Oxford University Press. pp. 225--242.
     
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    The Doctrine of Triple Effect and Why a Rational Agent Need Not Intend the Means to His End.Frances M. Kamm - 2000 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Supplementary Volumes 74:21-39.
    In this article I am concerned with whether it could be morally significant to distinguish between doing something 'in order to bring about an effect' as opposed to 'doing something because we will bring about an effect'. For example, the Doctrine of Double Effect tells us that we should not act in order to bring about evil, but even if this is true is it perhaps permissible to act only because an evil will thus occur? I discuss these questions in (...)
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    I–Frances M. Kamm.Frances M. Kamm - 2000 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 74 (1):21-39.
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    Kamm on FairnessMorality, Mortality, Vol. 1: Death and Whom to Save From It.John Broome & Frances Kamm - 1998 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 58 (4):955.
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    The Doctrine of Triple Effect and Why a Rational Agent Need Not Intend the Means to His End.Frances Kamm - 2000 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 74:41-57.
    Frances Kamm sets out to draw and make plausible distinctions that would show how and why it is, in some circumstances, permissible to kill some to save many more, but is not so in others. To do so she draws on a famous, and famously artificial, example of Judith Thomson, which illustrates the fact that people intutitively reject some instances of such killings but not others. The irrationality, implausibility and in many cases the self-defeating nature of such distinctions I had (...)
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    Precis of Morality, Mortality, Vol. 1: Death and Whom to Save From ItMorality, Mortality, Vol. 1: Death and Whom to Save From It. [REVIEW]Frances Kamm - 1998 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 58 (4):939.
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    The Doctrine of Triple Effect and Why a Rational Agent Need Not Intend the Means to His End.Frances Kamm & John Harris - 2000 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 74:21-39.
    In this article I am concerned with whether it could be morally significant to distinguish between doing something 'in order to bring about an effect' as opposed to 'doing something because we will bring about an effect'. For example, the Doctrine of Double Effect tells us that we should not act in order to bring about evil, but even if this is true is it perhaps permissible to act only because an evil will thus occur? I discuss these questions in (...)
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  33. With Enhancement?Frances Kamm - 2009 - In Julian Savulescu & Nick Bostrom (eds.), Human Enhancement. Oxford University Press. pp. 91.
     
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    Terrorism and Intending Evil.Frances M. Kamm - 2008 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 36 (2):157-186.
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    The Philosopher as Insider and Outsider.Frances M. Kamm - 1990 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 15 (4):7-20.
    Philosophers may play the role of insider, e.g., serving as advisor to government commissions, or of outsider, commenting on the work of such commissions. Each role may raise dilemmas. It is argued that as insider the philosopher's primary duties should be to clarify and inform, as well as philosophize with the commissioners, and help them stay on a course in which moral considerations are given their proper weight. Fulfilling these duties means that the philosopher will sometimes have to help produce (...)
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    Responses.Frances Kamm - 2014 - Journal of Moral Philosophy 11 (4):476-517.
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    Confrontations with the Reaper: A Philosophical Study of the Nature and Value of Death.Frances Kamm - 1994 - Ethics 104 (4):887-890.
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    Summary of Ethics for Enemies.Frances Kamm - 2014 - Journal of Moral Philosophy 11 (4):373-384.
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    Précis of Morality, Mortality, Vol. 1: Death and Whom to Save From It.Frances Kamm - 1998 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 58 (4):939-945.
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    Health and Equality of Opportunity.Frances M. Kamm - 2001 - American Journal of Bioethics 1 (2):17 – 19.
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    The Philosopher as Insider and Outsider: How to Advise, Compromise, and Criticize.Frances Myrna Kamm - 1990 - Business and Professional Ethics Journal 9 (1/2):7-20.
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  42. In Search of the Deep Structure of Morality.Frances Kamm - 2009 - In Alex Voorhoeve (ed.), Conversations on Ethics. Oxford University Press.
     
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  43. Rights.Frances M. Kamm - 2002 - In Jules Coleman & Scott J. Shapiro (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. Oxford University Press.
     
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    The Insanity Defense, Innocent Threats, and Limited Alternatives.Frances Myrna Kamm - 1987 - Criminal Justice Ethics 6 (1):61-76.
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  45. Who Am I? Beyond 'I Think, Therefore I Am'.Alex Voorhoeve, Frances Kamm, Elie During, Timothy Wilson & David Jopling - 2011 - Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1234 (1):134-148.
    Can we ever truly answer the question, “Who am I?” Moderated by Alex Voorhoeve (London School of Economics), neuro-philosopher Elie During (University of Paris, Ouest Nanterre), cognitive scientist David Jopling (York University, Canada), social psychologist Timothy Wilson (University of Virginia),and ethicist Frances Kamm (Harvard University) examine the difficulty of achieving genuine self-knowledge and how the pursuit of self-knowledge plays a role in shaping the self.
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  46. In Search of the Deep Structure of Morality: An Interview with Frances Kamm.Alex Voorhoeve & Frances Kamm - 2006 - Imprints 9 (2):93-117.
    An extended discussion with Frances Kamm about deontology and the methodology of ethical theorizing. (An extended and revised version appears in Alex Voorhoeve, Conversations on Ethics, OUP 2009).).
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  47. Shelly Kagan's The Limits of MoralityThe Limits of Morality. [REVIEW]Frances M. Kamm & Shelly Kagan - 1991 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 51 (4):903.
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    Replies. [REVIEW]Frances Kamm - 1998 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 58 (4):969.
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    Kamm’s Moral Methods.Norman Daniels & Frances Kamm - 1998 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 58 (4):947.
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  50. Genetic Therapy, Disability And Enhancement.Frances Kamm - 1996 - Jahrbuch für Recht Und Ethik 4.
    Is there an objective notion of disability and superability that can be employed in discussion of genetic alteration? In this article I suggest that there are such objective notions. Nevertheless, I point to factors which may distinguish between the morality of genetic therapy for disability and genetic enhancement policies. These factors include the importance of helping the worst off first, the reasonableness of risks relative to goals, and the importance of certain types of autonomy. Gibt es objektive Begriffe von Körperbehinderung (...)
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