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Daniel Statman
University of Haifa
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    Moral and Epistemic Luck.Daniel Statman - 1991 - Ratio 4 (2):146-156.
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    Moral Luck.Daniel Statman (ed.) - 1993 - SUNY Press.
    Some luck, in a decision of Gauguin's kind, is extrinsic to his project, some intrinsic; both are necessary for success, and hence for actual justification, but only the latter relates to un- justification. If we now broaden the range of cases slightly, ...
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    Supreme Emergencies Revisited.Daniel Statman - 2006 - Ethics 117 (1):58-79.
  4. Introduction to Virtue Ethics.Daniel Statman - 1997 - In Virtue Ethics. Georgetown University Press. pp. 1--41.
     
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  5. Virtue Ethics.Daniel Statman (ed.) - 1997 - Georgetown University Press.
  6. Humiliation, Dignity and Self-Respect.Daniel Statman - 2000 - Philosophical Psychology 13 (4):523 – 540.
    That an intimate connection exists between the notion of human dignity and the notion of humiliation seems to be a commonplace among philosophers, who tend to assume that humiliation should be explained in terms of (violation of) human dignity. I believe, however, that this assumption leads to an understanding of humiliation that is too "philosophical" and too detached from psychological reality. The purpose of the paper is to modify the above connection and to offer a more "down to earth" account (...)
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    On the Success Condition for Legitimate Self‐Defense.Daniel Statman - 2008 - Ethics 118 (4):659-686.
    The paper discusses a neglected condition for justified self-defense, namely, 'The Success Condition [SC].' According to SC, otherwise immoral acts can be justified under the right to self-defense only if they actually achieve the intended defense from the perceived threat. If they don't, they are almost always excused, but not morally justified. I show that SC leads to a troubling puzzle because victims who estimate they cannot prevent the attack against them would be morally required to surrender. I try to (...)
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  8. 10. Kwong‐Loi Shun and David Wong, Eds., Confucian Ethics: A Comparative Study of Self, Autonomy, and Community Kwong‐Loi Shun and David Wong, Eds., Confucian Ethics: A Comparative Study of Self, Autonomy, and Community (Pp. 156-160). [REVIEW]James Lenman, Tamar Schapiro, Daniel Statman, Harry Brighouse, Adam Swift & John Martin Fischer - 2006 - Ethics 117 (1).
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    Moral Tragedies, Supreme Emergencies and National-Defence.Daniel Statman - 2006 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 23 (3):311–322.
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    Who Needs Imperfect Duties?Daniel Statman - 1996 - American Philosophical Quarterly 33 (2):211 - 224.
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    More on the Comparative Nature of Desert: Can a Deserved Punishment Be Unjust?Ronen Avraham & Daniel Statman - 2013 - Utilitas 25 (3):316-333.
    Adam and Eve have the same record yet receive different punishments. Adam receives the punishment that they both deserve, whereas Eve receives a more lenient punishment. In this article, we explore whether a deserved-but-unequal punishment, such as what Adam receives, can be just. We do this by explicating the conceptions of retributive justice that underlie both sides of the debate. We argue that inequality in punishment is disturbing mainly because of the disrespect it often expresses towards the offender receiving the (...)
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    Ending War Short of Victory? A Contractarian View of Jus Ex Bello.Daniel Statman - 2015 - Ethics 125 (3):720-750.
    In light of the enormous suffering brought about by war, war might be justified only if the benefit it yields is significant enough, namely, a clear and durable victory over the enemy. The logic of this argument leads to a Clausewitz-style war of “annihilation.” I argue that the best way to justify the ending of war short of such annihilation is by relying on a contractarian view of jus ex bello. I conclude by exploring the implications of this view to (...)
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    Moral Dilemmas.Daniel Statman - 1995 - Rodopi.
    Moral dilemmas set a challenge for ethical theory. They are situations where agents seem to be under an obligation both to do, and to refrain from doing, a specific act. Are such situations possible? What is their exact nature? These are the questions that Moral Dilemmas tries to answer. The book argues that moral theories should not allow for the possibility of irresolvable dilemmas, for situations in which no right answer exists. To this end, arguments seeking to prove the existence (...)
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    The Time to Punish and the Problem of Moral Luck.Daniel Statman - 1997 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 14 (2):129–136.
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    Doors, Keys, and Moral Luck: A Reply to Domsky.Daniel Statman - 2005 - Journal of Philosophy 102 (8):422 - 436.
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    Targeted Killing.Daniel Statman - 2004 - Theoretical Inquiries in Law 5 (1):179-198.
    The purpose of this paper is to provide a philosophical defense for targeted killings in the wars against terror. The paper argues that if one accepts the moral legitimacy of the large-scale killing of combatants in conventional wars, one cannot object - on moral grounds - to the targeted killing of terrorists in wars against terror. If one rejects this legitimacy, one must object to all killing in war, targeted and non-targeted alike, and thus not support the view, which is (...)
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    Hypocrisy and Self-Deception.Daniel Statman - 1997 - Philosophical Psychology 10 (1):57-75.
    Hypocrites are generally regarded as morally-corrupt, cynical egoists who consciously and deliberately deceive others in order to further their own interests. The purpose of my essay is to present a different view. I argue that hypocrisy typically involves or leads to self-deception and, therefore, that real hypocrites are hard to find. One reason for this merging of hypocrisy into self-deception is that a consistent and conscious deception of society is self-defeating from the point of view of egoistical hypocrites. The best (...)
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    Modesty, Pride and Realistic Self-Assessment.Daniel Statman - 1992 - Philosophical Quarterly 42 (169):420-438.
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  19. Why Freedom of Religion Does Not Include Freedom From Religion.Gidon Sapir & Daniel Statman - 2004 - Law and Philosophy 24 (5):467-508.
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    The Success Condition for Legitimate Self-Defense.Daniel Statman - 2008 - Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 3 (4):89-94.
    The paper discusses a neglected condition for justified self-defense, namely, 'The Success Condition [SC].' According to SC, otherwise immoral acts can be justified under the right to self-defense only if they actually achieve the intended defense from the perceived threat. If they don't, they are almost always excused, but not morally justified. I show that SC leads to a troubling puzzle because victims who estimate they cannot prevent the attack against them would be morally required to surrender. I try to (...)
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    Hard Cases and Moral Dilemmas.Daniel Statman - 1996 - Law and Philosophy 15 (2):117 - 148.
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    Self‐Assessment, Self‐Esteem and Self‐Acceptance.Daniel Statman - 1993 - Journal of Moral Education 22 (1):55-62.
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    Divine Command Morality and Jewish Tradition.Avi Sagi & Daniel Statman - 1995 - Journal of Religious Ethics 23 (1):39 - 67.
    Given the religious appeal of divine command theories of morality (DCM), and given that these theories are found in both Christianity and Islam, we could expect DCM to be represented in Judaism, too. In this essay, however, we show that hardly any echoes of support for this thesis can be found in Jewish texts. We analyze texts that appear to support DCM and show they do not. We then present a number of sources clearly opposed to DCM. Finally, we offer (...)
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    The Right to Parenthood.Daniel Statman - 2003 - Ethical Perspectives 10 (3):224-235.
    The paper argues for two kinds of limitations on the right to parenthood. First, it claims that the right to parenthood does not entail a right to have as many children as one desires. This conclusion follows from the standard justifications for the right to parenthood, none of which establishes the need to grant special protection to having as many children as one desires. Second, with respect to the right to receive assistance from the state in IVF, it is suggested (...)
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    Moral Luck and the Problem of the Innocent Attacker.Daniel Statman - 2015 - Ratio 28 (1):97-111.
    The purpose of this paper is to explore the relation between the right to self-defense against an innocent attacker and the notion of moral luck. It argues that those who accept the existence of such a right rely on the assumption that mere agency makes a significant moral difference – which is precisely the assumption that underlies the view held by believers in moral luck. Those who believe in the right to self-defense against innocent attackers are thus committed to the (...)
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  26. Targeted Killing.Daniel Statman - 2005 - In Timothy Shanahan (ed.), Philosophy 9/11: Thinking About the War on Terrorism. Open Court.
     
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  27. Religion and Morality.Daniel Statman & Avi Sagi - 1995 - Rodopi.
    Religion and Morality seeks to answer two fundamental questions regarding the relation between religion and morality. The first is the puzzle posed by Socrates, the so-called 'Euthyphro dilemma', which asks: is morality valuable by virtue of its intrinsic importance and worth, or is morality valuable because, and only because, God approves it and commands us to follow its dictates? The second question is raised by Kierkegaard in Fear and Trembling. He asks: Is a conflict between religion and morality possible? Does (...)
     
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    Doing Without Mercy.Daniel Statman - 1994 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 32 (3):331-354.
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    The Debate Over the so-Called Reality of Moral Dilemmas.Daniel Statman - 1990 - Philosophical Papers 19 (3):191-211.
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    Can Wars Be Fought Justly? The Necessity Condition Put to the Test.Daniel Statman - 2011 - Journal of Moral Philosophy 8 (3):435-451.
    According to a widespread view, the same constraints that limit the use of otherwise immoral measures in individual self-defense apply to collective self-defense too. I try to show that this view has radical implications at the level of jus in bello, implications which have not been fully appreciated. In particular, if the necessity condition must be satisfied in all cases of killing in war, then most fighting would turn out to be unjust. One way to avoid this result is to (...)
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    Moral Demands, Moral Pragmatics, and Being Good.Ariel Meirav, Meshi Ori, Avital Pilpel & Daniel Statman - 2010 - Utilitas 22 (3).
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    The Protection of Holy Places.Gideon Sapir & Daniel Statman - 2016 - Law and Ethics of Human Rights 10 (1):135-155.
    Journal Name: The Law & Ethics of Human Rights Issue: Ahead of print.
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    Depth, Truth and Morality.Daniel Statman - 1997 - Sophia 36 (1):124-139.
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    Fabre's Crusade for Justice: Why We Should Not Join. [REVIEW]Daniel Statman - 2014 - Law and Philosophy 33 (3):337-360.
    Cosmopolitan War is characterized by a tension between moral demandingness and moral permissiveness. On the one hand, Fabre is strongly committed to the value of each and all human beings as precious individuals whose value does not depend on their national or other affiliation. This commitment leads to serious constraints on what may be done to others in both individual and national self-defense. Yet the book is also unambiguously permissive. It opens the gate to far more wars than traditional just (...)
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    Note: Reciprocity of Rights and Duties, Benefits and Burdens: National Service for Israeli Arabs.Daniel Statman - 2012 - Law and Ethics of Human Rights 6 (2):247-258.
    Jews and Arabs in Israel often agree that there is a reciprocal relation between rights and duties, though they derive opposing conclusions from it. Jews infer that Arabs are not entitled to the same rights and privileges as Jews are, since they do not shoulder an equal share of the duties. Arabs, by contrast, argue that they are under no duty to share the burdens, particularly military or national service, since their rights are not fully respected. The Paper assesses these (...)
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    Mind the Gap: A Reply to Ripstein.Daniel Statman - 2008 - Theoretical Inquiries in Law 9 (1):12-16.
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    Supreme Emergencies and the Continuum Problem.Daniel Statman - 2012 - Journal of Military Ethics 11 (4):287-298.
    Many believe that in?supreme emergencies? collectives are granted what I elsewhere call?special permissions?, permissions to carry out self-defensive acts which would otherwise be morally forbidden. However, there appears to be a continuum between non-emergency, emergency and supreme-emergency situations, which gives rise to the following problem: If special permissions are granted in supreme emergencies, they should apply, mutatis mutandis, to less extreme cases too. If, to save itself from wholesale massacre, a collective is allowed to kill thousands of noncombatants on the (...)
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    A New Argument for Genuine Moral Dilemmas?Daniel Statman - 1992 - Journal of Value Inquiry 26 (4):565-571.
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    Nomos Without Narrative: A Reply to Talia Fisher.Daniel Statman - 2008 - Theoretical Inquiries in Law Forum 9 (2 Forum).
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    The Protection of Holy Places.Gideon Sapir & Daniel Statman - 2016 - The Law and Ethics of Human Rights (1).
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    Michael L. Gross, Moral Dilemmas of Modern War: Torture, Assassination, and Blackmail in an Age of Asymmetric Conflict.Daniel Statman - 2012 - Journal of Moral Philosophy 9 (3):467-469.
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    Note: Reciprocity of Rights and Duties, Benefits and Burdens: National Service for Israeli Arabs.Daniel Statman - 2013 - The Law and Ethics of Human Rights 6 (2).
  43. 10. Kristin Shrader‐Frechette, Taking Action, Saving Lives: Our Duties to Protect Environmental and Public Health Kristin Shrader‐Frechette, Taking Action, Saving Lives: Our Duties to Protect Environmental and Public Health (Pp. 757-761). [REVIEW]William J. FitzPatrick, Cheryl Misak, Mark Greene, Daniel Statman, Brian Barry & Kimberley Brownlee - 2008 - Ethics 118 (4).
     
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  44. Mehkarim Ve- Iyunim Hagut Yehudit Be- Avar Uba-Hoveh.Eliezer Goldman, Daniel Statman & Abraham Sagi - 1996
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  45. Ben Dat le-Musar.Abraham Sagi & Daniel Statman - 1993
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  46. State and Religion in Israel: A Philosophical-Legal Inquiry.Gideon Sapir & Daniel Statman - 2019 - Cambridge University Press.
    State and Religion in Israel begins with a philosophical analysis of the two main questions regarding the role of religion in liberal states: should such states institute a 'Wall of Separation' between state and religion? Should they offer religious practices and religious communities special protection? Gideon Sapir and Daniel Statman argue that liberalism in not committed to Separation, but is committed to granting religion a unique protection, albeit a narrower one than often assumed. They then use Israel as a case (...)
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  47. A Reply.Daniel Statman - 2010 - Journal of Textual Reasoning 6 (1).
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  48. Halakha and Morality: A Few Methodological Considerations.Daniel Statman - 2010 - Journal of Textual Reasoning 6 (1).
    This paper argues that the current discussion on the relationship between morality and halakha tends to confuse philosophical, historical, ideological and jurisprudential issues. It claims that the philosophical question of whether or not morality is dependent on religion should be separated from the historical question of how Jewish thinkers perceived the relationship between divine command and morality and from the question of the actual role played by moral considerations in the history of halakha. Similarly, the jurisprudential question regarding the formalistic (...)
     
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