The Ordinary-Extraordinary Distinction Reconsidered: A Moral Context for the Proper Calculus of Benefits and Burdens
Bole, Thomas J.
HEC (Hospital Ethics Committee) Forum. 1990: 2(4): 219-232.
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The Development and Nature of the Ordinary/extraordinary Means Distinction in the Roman Catholic Tradition Sullivan, Scott M. (2007-09)In the Roman Catholic tradition the nature of the ordinary/extraordinary means distinction is best understood in light of its historical development. The moralist tradition that reared and nurtured this distinction implicitly ...