Why arguments against infanticide remain convincing - a reply to Joona Räsänen

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Rodger, D, Blackshaw, B.P. and Wilcox, C. (2018). Why arguments against infanticide remain convincing - a reply to Joona Räsänen. Bioethics. 32 (3), pp. 215-219. https://doi.org/10.1111/bioe.12423
AuthorsRodger, D, Blackshaw, B.P. and Wilcox, C.
Abstract

In ‘Pro-life arguments against infanticide and why they are not convincing’ Joona Räsänen argues that Christopher Kaczor’s objections to Giubilini and Minerva’s position on infanticide are not persuasive. We argue that Räsänen’s criticism is largely misplaced, and that he has not engaged with Kaczor’s strongest arguments against infanticide. We reply to each of Räsänen’s criticisms, drawing on the full range of Kaczor’s arguments, as well as adding some of our own.

Keywordsinfanticide; persons; substance view; after-birth abortion; abortion
Year2018
JournalBioethics
Journal citation32 (3), pp. 215-219
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
ISSN0269-9702
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1111/bioe.12423
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Print25 Jan 2018
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Deposited13 Dec 2017
Accepted11 Dec 2017
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This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Rodger, D, Why arguments against infanticide remain convincing - a reply to Joona Räsänen, Bioethics. The article will be published in final form at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1467-8519 This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving.

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