Threats, Bystanders and Obstructors

Frowe, Helen (2008) Threats, Bystanders and Obstructors. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, 108 (1(3)). pp. 365-372. ISSN 1467-9264. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

In this paper I argue that the widespread view that obstructors are a special sort of bystander is mistaken. Obstructors make Victim worse off by their presence, and thus are more properly described as innocent threats. Only those characters who do not make Victim worse off by their presence can be classified as bystanders.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages
Depositing User: Helen Frowe
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2010 15:56
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2012 14:21
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/25970 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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