David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Philosophy in the Contemporary World 14 (1):11-21 (2007)
Reeently, a man in Germany was put on trial for killing and consuming another German man. Disgust at this incident was exacerbated when the accused explained that he had placed an advertisement on the internet for someone to be slaughtered and eaten-and that his ‘vietim’ had answered this advertisement. In this paper, I will argue that this disturbing ease should not be seen as morally problematic. I will defend this view by arguing that (1) the so-called ‘vietim’ of this cannibalization is not in fact a victim of murder, and that (2) there is nothing wrong with cannibalism
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
James Rachels (1971). Moral Problems. New York,Harper & Row.
William Wilson (2007). What's Wrong with Murder? Criminal Law and Philosophy 1 (2):157-177.
Avital Pilpel & Lawrence Amsel (2011). What is Wrong with Rational Suicide. Philosophia 39 (1):111-123.
Christopher Cowley (2006). Suicide is Neither Rational nor Irrational. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 9 (5):495 - 504.
Lawrence Amsel (2011). What is Wrong with Rational Suicide. Philosophia 39 (1):111-123.
Clayton E. Cramer (1994). Ethical Problems of Mass Murder Coverage in the Mass Media. Journal of Mass Media Ethics 9 (1):26 – 42.
Jim Stone (1995). Abortion as Murder?: A Response. Journal of Social Philosophy 26 (1):129-146.
Harry Lesser (1980). Suicide and Self-Murder. Philosophy 55 (212):255 - 257.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads5 ( #178,894 of 1,089,100 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #69,982 of 1,089,100 )
How can I increase my downloads?