Abortion and Degrees of Personhood: Understanding Why the Abortion Problem (And the Animal Rights Problem) Are Irresolvable
Public Affairs Quarterly. 1997 Jan; 11(1): 1-19.
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Animal Research, Non-Vegetarianism, and the Moral Status of Animals -- Understanding the Impasse of the Animal Rights Problem Li, Hon-Lam (2002-10)I offer some reasons for the theory that, compared with human beings, non-human animals have some but lesser intrinsic value. On the basis of this theory, I first argue that we do not know how to compare an animal's claim ...
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