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24. Applied Ethics / A. Decision Conflicts / 1. Applied Ethics

[real life issues of moral principle]

6 ideas
Folk morality does not clearly distinguish between doing and allowing [Jackson]
Noninterference requires justification as much as interference does [Nagel]
Double Effect: no bad acts with good consequences, but possibly good acts despite bad consequences [Glover]
Food first, then ethics [Critchley]
Errors in moral practice might be inconsistent or inappropriate principles, or inappropriate application [LaFollette]
We can discuss the criteria of a judgment, or the weight given to them, or their application [LaFollette]