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Ideas of Philippa Foot, by Text

[British, 1920 - 2010, At Somerville College, Oxford University.]

1985 Killing and Letting Die
p.78 p.78 It is not true that killing and allowing to die (or acts and omissions) are morally indistinguishable
p.82 p.82 The right of non-interference (with a 'negative duty'), and the right to goods/services ('positive')
p.85 p.85 Making a runaway tram kill one person instead of five is diverting a fatal sequence, not initiating one