Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Principles, philosophy of science: physical principles are not the same as laws of nature. Rather, laws can be gained from principles or traced back to principles. Examples are the principle of the shortest time, the principle of the smallest effect, the uncertainty principle. See also theories, laws of nature, laws, natural constants.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
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Def principle of double effect / ethics / tradition / Nagel says that to violate deontological commandments and prohibitions one must treat another intentionally wrong or let injustice be done intentionally - then I can not allow even that someone else tortures. - N.B.: this is only a phenomenology of morality! - It is as if every action generated a perspective.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

Th. Nagel
Das letzte Wort Stuttgart 1999

Th. Nagel
Was bedeutet das alles? Stuttgart 1990

Th. Nagel
Die Grenzen der Objektivität Stuttgart 1991

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-26