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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (3): 323–348.
Published: 01 July 2008
... carries moral freight concerning abortion. This article surveys familiar “pro-life” principles and argues that if any of them raises moral qualms about the permissibility of aborting zygotic pregnancies, then these qualms apply equally (or at least almost equally) to the permissibility of contraception...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 431–433.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Anthony Simon Laden LEGITIMATE DIFFERENCES: INTERPRETATION IN THE ABORTION CONTROVERSY AND OTHER PUBLIC DEBATES. By Georgia Warnke. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999. Pp. xi, 214. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVEWS The Philosophical...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (3): 525–528.
Published: 01 July 2023
... abortion policy. Citizens can set abortion aside in national elections, and neither side must convince themselves to tolerate an unjust abortion regime. They relocate the dispute to states, which contain more internal consensus on the issue. This is not odd. Democratic societies often decentralize...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (3): 395–431.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., if (as I think) abortion is morally permissible, then it is necessarily the case that abortion is morally permissible. Thus to entertain a case in which abortion is morally impermissible, as in A bortion below, is to imagine a counter-possible case. I take it that such a world is at least conceivable...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (1): 159–162.
Published: 01 January 2021
... of controversial examples over which there is less widespread agreement. Consider, for example, the question of the right to abortion, or the right of gay couples to marry, or the right of trans persons to self-identify with their gender. Many think that disagreement about these hard questions is reasonable...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (2): 267–272.
Published: 01 April 2007
... McMahan, The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. xiii + 540 pp. 1. This is a book that aims to answer practical questions (such as whether and when abortion and euthanasia are permissible and how we should treat ani- mals and the retarded...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (2): 273–280.
Published: 01 April 2007
... McMahan, The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. xiii + 540 pp. 1. This is a book that aims to answer practical questions (such as whether and when abortion and euthanasia are permissible and how we should treat ani- mals and the retarded...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (2): 281–286.
Published: 01 April 2007
... BOOK REVIEWS Jeff McMahan, The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. xiii + 540 pp. 1. This is a book that aims to answer practical questions (such as whether and when abortion and euthanasia are permissible and how we should treat ani...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (2): 287–293.
Published: 01 April 2007
... McMahan, The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. xiii + 540 pp. 1. This is a book that aims to answer practical questions (such as whether and when abortion and euthanasia are permissible and how we should treat ani- mals and the retarded...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (2): 294–297.
Published: 01 April 2007
... McMahan, The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. xiii + 540 pp. 1. This is a book that aims to answer practical questions (such as whether and when abortion and euthanasia are permissible and how we should treat ani- mals and the retarded...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (2): 297–300.
Published: 01 April 2007
... McMahan, The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. xiii + 540 pp. 1. This is a book that aims to answer practical questions (such as whether and when abortion and euthanasia are permissible and how we should treat ani- mals and the retarded...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (2): 300–303.
Published: 01 April 2007
... (such as whether and when abortion and euthanasia are permissible and how we should treat ani- mals and the retarded) by answering such theoretical questions as what we are, when we begin and cease to exist, when it is worth caring about the continu- ation of our lives, and who is entitled to respect...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (2): 303–306.
Published: 01 April 2007
... McMahan, The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. xiii + 540 pp. 1. This is a book that aims to answer practical questions (such as whether and when abortion and euthanasia are permissible and how we should treat ani- mals and the retarded...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (2): 307–309.
Published: 01 April 2007
... McMahan, The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. xiii + 540 pp. 1. This is a book that aims to answer practical questions (such as whether and when abortion and euthanasia are permissible and how we should treat ani- mals and the retarded...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (2): 310–313.
Published: 01 April 2007
... McMahan, The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. xiii + 540 pp. 1. This is a book that aims to answer practical questions (such as whether and when abortion and euthanasia are permissible and how we should treat ani- mals and the retarded...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (1): 103–106.
Published: 01 January 2003
... confusion.”2 Pasnau defends the more adventurous view that Aquinas A actually solves the mind-body problem, and does so in a thoroughly satisfying way@ (140). As he expresses no reservations here, so he expresses no reservations in the section “Infusion and Abortion,” where he begins by denouncing...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (3): 295–325.
Published: 01 July 2022
.... Marquis seems to leave it open whether his argument applies to zygotes. He eliminates “from consideration cases whose ethical analysis should be controversial and detailed for clear-headed opponents of abortion,” namely, cases including “abortion during the first fourteen days after conception when...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 270–275.
Published: 01 April 2002
... BOOK REVIEWS My remarks have focused on small but foundational parts of Byrne’s book. The book also includes extensive discussions of several applications of the author’s position on the moral standing of the mentally handicapped: the eth- ics of euthanasia and abortion, and the requirements...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (4): 582–584.
Published: 01 October 2004
... or health, for example, is she obligated to submit to a caesarean section procedure on its behalf? This question about a pregnant woman’s duty to prevent harm to the fetus she chooses not to abort is really two importantly distinct questions: a question about her moral rights and duties and a question...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (2): 277–287.
Published: 01 April 2003
..., 2002. Pp. 267. Deduction: Introductory Symbolic Logic. 2d ed. By Daniel Bonevac. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishing, 2003. Pp. x, 514. A Defense of Abortion. Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and Public Policy. By David Boonin. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. xvi, 350...