The Doctrine of Double Effect and the Law of Murder
Medico-Legal Journal 1999; 67(Part 3): 106-120
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Papanikitas, Andrew (2009-12)A recent article in the March 2009 edition of Clinical Ethics stated that, ?In the Summa Theologica, Thomas Aquinas discusses how murder may be justified in self defence', provided that killing is not intended. This statement ...
Kamm, Frances M. (1991-10)The Doctrine of Double Effect and the Principle of Do No Harm raise important theoretical and practical issues, some of which are discussed by Boyle, Donagen, and Quinn. I argue that neither principle is correct, and some ...
Bole, Thomas J. (1991-10)The doctrine of double effect shows that for which the moral agent is responsible, by explicating the relationship between the act directly intended and the consequences of that act. I contend that this doctrine is ...