Gilbert Harman's Problem
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The paper discusses how Harman presents a pivotal problem related to how we approach moral issues and one that is relevant for our time. The paper presents Harman's problem, determines whether it can be solved, and relates utilitarianism to the problem. Finally, the paper discusses the significance of Harman's views.
From the Paper:"Harman presents a pivotal problem related to how we approach moral issues and one that is relevant for our time. I will present Harman's problem, determine whether it can be solved, and relate utilitarianism to the problem. Finally, I will discuss the significance of Harman's views. The problem which Harman identifies is structured in utilitarian terms since all of the scenarios involve five to six patients and the issue is the wellbeing of the greatest number. Stated in another way, the moral outcome is purely a matter of numbers. Part of the problem is not the fact that the doctor relies on numbers but how this method of resolving an..."
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