Colorado PROFILES, The Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CCTSI)
Keywords
Last Name
Institution

Contact Us
If you have any questions or feedback please contact us.

Double Effect Principle

"Double Effect Principle" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

expand / collapse MeSH information
Guideline for determining when it is morally permissible to perform an action to pursue a good end with knowledge that the action will also bring about bad results. It generally states that, in cases where a contemplated action has such double effect, the action is permissible only if: it is not wrong in itself; the bad result is not intended; the good result is not a direct causal result of the bad result; and the good result is "proportionate to" the bad result. (from Solomon, "Double Effect," in Becker, The Encyclopedia of Ethics, 1992)


expand / collapse publications
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Double Effect Principle" by people in this website by year, and whether "Double Effect Principle" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 1 publications over 1 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1996
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.
People Expand Description
_
Similar Concepts expand description
_
Top Journals expand description

Copyright © 2021 The Regents of the University of Colorado, a body corporate. All rights reserved. (Harvard PROFILES RNS software version: 2.11.1)