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Professor Michael Otsuka

Dr Michael Otsuka

Michael Otsuka's current research encompasses prioritarianism, egalitarianism, and the separateness of persons; the morality of imposing risks, harming, and saving from harm; left-libertarianism; personal identity; free will and moral responsibility.

Publications include:

‘Double-Effect, Triple-Effect, and the Trolley Problem' Utilitas 20 (1) (2008).

‘Saving Lives, Moral Theory, and the Claims of Individuals' Philosophy and Public Affairs 34(2) (2006).
Libertarianism without Inequality, Oxford University Press (2003).

'Luck, Insurance, and Equality', Ethics, 113 (2002).

'Incompatibilism and the Avoidability of Blame', Ethics, 108 (1998).

'Self-Ownership and Equality: A Lockean Reconciliation', Philosophy and Public Affairs, 27 (1998).

'Killing the Innocent in Self-Defense', Philosophy and Public Affairs, 23 (1994).

       
       

Publications include:

‘Double-Effect, Triple-Effect, and the Trolley Problem' Utilitas 20 (1) (2008).

‘Saving Lives, Moral Theory, and the Claims of Individuals' Philosophy and Public Affairs 34(2) (2006).

Libertarianism without Inequality, Oxford University Press (2003).

'Luck, Insurance, and Equality', Ethics, 113 (2002).

'Incompatibilism and the Avoidability of Blame', Ethics, 108 (1998).

'Self-Ownership and Equality: A Lockean Reconciliation', Philosophy and Public Affairs, 27 (1998).

'Killing the Innocent in Self-Defense', Philosophy and Public Affairs, 23 (1994).