Donato Carusi

Fat men and passing trains

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Keywords: Edmonds; Tragic Choices; Trolleyology.

A summary and a brief discussion of David Edmonds' book "Would You Kill the Fat Man?". «Trolleyology» - the branch of moral philosophy which deals with railway carriages running out of control - is abstruse and gives rise to many disputable applications. This essay suggests that its major success consists - paradoxically? - in improving our feeling of distributive (un)justice.

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