A montage of the British House of Commons with portraits of philosophers Immanuel Kant and Jeremy Bentham
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Kant and Bentham in politics and beyond

Two distinct modes of moral decision making are neither limited to ethics, nor as distinct as they seem

A runaway trolley comes hurtling down a hill, and is set to kill five workers on the track. However, you are standing next to a switch that could divert the trolley to a siding, where it will kill just one lone worker. Will…



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