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Entrapment, temptation and virtue testing
AbstractWe address the ethics of scenarios in which one party (the 'agent') entraps, intentionally tempts or intentionally tests the virtue of another (the 'target'). We classify, in a new manner, three distinct types of acts that are of concern, namely acts of entrapment, of (mere) intentional temptation and of (mere) virtue testing. Our classification is, for each kind of scenario, of itself neutral concerning the question whether the agent acts permissibly (and concerning the extent to whichdoi:10.1007/s11098-021-01772-4 fatcat:lztqpm4iufc6jlruolilbew7tm