In the spirit of what really happens when the zombie infestation starts breaking out Dr Anarchy discusses the moral implications of decision making regarding zombies’ personal and property rights.
a small tidbit :)
The answer depends on the type of zombies we’re talking about. If the zombification is reversible, then we may have to consider them as moral actors under temporary undue influence. This would not mean you can’t chop their heads off if they’re threatening to eat you, in full consistency with any rational concept of self-defense, but it does introduce a dimension of complexity to the moral calculus