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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780195388923.013.0013|
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This chapter examines the connection between value and desire with regard to death. It argues that having categorical desires is a necessary condition for death to be bad for those who die, and that the degree to which death is bad bears a close relation to the number and strength of those desires. The chapter also analyzes the principles espoused by Jeff McMahan in his book “The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life.”.
|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Copyright Holders:||2012 OUP|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Arts > Philosophy
|Depositing User:||Christopher Belshaw|
|Date Deposited:||06 Mar 2012 15:12|
|Last Modified:||20 Jan 2016 08:34|
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