Torture--Does Timing Matter?
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Maybe, sometimes, it is permissible to torture so as to prevent truly catastrophic things from happening. Is it sometimes permissible to torture so as to prevent less-than-truly-catastrophic things from happening? Inspired by Frances Kamm, I argue that it is. Treat this result with caution.
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Linguistics and Philosophy
Journal of Moral Philosophy
Brill Academic Publishers
Hare, Caspar. “Torture--Does Timing Matter?” Journal of Moral Philosophy vol. 11, no. 4, July 2014, pp.385–394.
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