Moral Dilemmas, Compromise and Compensation

Philosophy 66 (257):369 - 375 (1991)

Abstract

Moral dilemmas, or moral conflicts, present a leading problem in Ethics. Ross calls them the problem of conflicting prima facie moral obligations. Lemmon calls them ‘moral dilemmas’, and Sinnott-Armstrong in his recent book discusses them thoroughly and provides extensive references to relevant literature

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