Moral Uncertainty and its Consequences

Oxford University Press (2000)
We are often uncertain how to behave morally in complex situations. In this controversial study, Ted Lockhart contends that moral philosophy has failed to address how we make such moral decisions. Adapting decision theory to the task of decision-making under moral uncertainly, he proposes that we should not always act how we feel we ought to act, and that sometimes we should act against what we feel to be morally right. Lockhart also discusses abortion extensively and proposes new ways to deal with the ethical and moral issues which surround it.
Keywords Decision making Moral and ethical aspects  Uncertainty
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Call number BJ1419.L63 2000
ISBN(s) 0195126106   9780195126105  
DOI 10.1093/mind/111.443.693
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