Saving life and taking life

Journal of Philosophy 72 (5):131-137 (1975)
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The purpose of this paper is to examine the distinction between "negative" and "positive" duties. Special attention will be given to certain criticism raised against this distinction by Michael Tooley.
Keywords Analytic Philosophy  Contemporary Philosophy
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DOI 10.2307/2024750
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