Philosophy

Discussion

Moral Dilemmas, Compromise and Compensation

J. P. Daya1

a1 University of Keele

Moral dilemmas, or moral conflicts, present a leading problem in Ethics. Ross calls them the problem of conflicting prima facie moral obligations. Lemmon calls them ‘moral dilemmas’, and Sinnott-Armstrong in his recent book discusses them thoroughly and provides extensive references to relevant literature.