double effect

Related Overviews


St Thomas Aquinas (c. 1225—1274) Italian philosopher, theologian, and Dominican friar


good faith

See all related overviews in Oxford Index » »


'double effect' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Philosophy
  • Law


Quick Reference

The doctrine of double effect is an exception to the general law of murder which recognises that the administration of medication to patients in the terminal phase of a terminal ...

Subjects: Philosophy — Law.

Reference entries