If the bomb goes off, it will kill millions of people. Bomb disposal experts could defuse it if they get to it in time. The police have tried tricking the philosopher into revealing the location of the bomb but he hasn’t fallen for it. They’ve also tried appealing to his better nature, again to no avail.
Crime psychologists estimate that if he’s tortured, there’s a 75% chance he will divulge the location of the bomb.
Should he be tortured?