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Introduction Problems of the Ethics of Office Methods of the Ethics of Office 1. Democratic Dirty Hands The Persistence of the Problem The Limits of Democratic Distance The Assumption of Accountability Reviewing the Decision Generalizing the Decision Mediating the Decision The End of Dirty Decisions Democratic Deterrence 2. The Moral Responsibility of Many Hands Hierarchical Responsibility Collective Responsibility Personal Responsibility Alternative Causes Causing and Advising Good Intentions The Ignorance of Officials The Compulsion of Offices 3. Official Crime and Punishment The Problem of Moral Responsibility The Problem of Political Responsibility Limits of Criminal Responsibility 4. Legislative Ethics Minimalist Ethics Functionalist Ethics Rationalist Ethics The Particulars of Generality The Autonomous Legislator The Pecuniary Connection The Necessity of Publicity 5. The Private Lives of Public Officials The Value of Privacy The Scope of Privacy: Substantive Criteria The Scope of Privacy: Procedural Criteria 6. Paternalistic Power The Concept of Paternalism The Justification of Paternalism The Paternalism of the Professions Compulsory Medical Treatment The Law of Involuntary Guardianship The Distribution of Public Welfare The Regulation of Drugs The Regulation of Safety 7. The Ethics of Social Experiments The Story of the Denver Income Maintenance Experiment (DIME) The Ethics of the DIME Evaluations and Implications of the DIME Notes Credits Index
Dennis Thompson is Alfred North Whitehead Professor of Political Philosophy and Associate Provost at Harvard University. He is the author of The Democratic Citizen: Social Science and Democratic Theory in the Twentieth Century, John Stuart Mill and Representative Government, and coauthor (with Amy Gutmann) of Democracy and Disagreement.