Utilitas 21 (2):246-248 (2009)

Authors
Cecile Fabre
Oxford University
Abstract
It is hard to do justice, in a short reply, to Eyal's excellent review. Accordingly, I will focus on what I take to be its central claim – namely that I fail to give proper consideration to the extent to which the forced extraction of body parts undermines individuals' opportunities for self-respect. According to Eyal, ‘body exceptionalism’ can be defended on the following grounds: ‘People usually see trespass into a person and into objects they associate with a person – especially into a person's body – as utterly disrespectful towards that person and her autonomy’ . And later: ‘Whether or not organ confiscation is truly disrespectful . . . its widespread and intractable perception as a humiliating violation counts heavily against it, because it can thwart opportunities for self-respect’
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1017/s0953820809003525
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 71,379
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Prosthetic embodiment.Sean Aas - 2019 - Synthese 198 (7):6509-6532.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Reply to Wilkinson.Cécile Fabre - 2008 - Res Publica 14 (2):137-140.
In Reply [Reply to Commentaries on "How to Solve the Mind-Body Problem"].Nicholas Humphrey - 2000 - Humphrey, Nicholas (2000) in Reply [Reply to Commentaries on "How to Solve the Mind-Body Problem"]. [Journal (Paginated)] 7 (4):98-112.
A Logic of Message and Reply.David Harrah - 1984 - Synthese 58 (2):275 - 294.
A Logic of Message and Reply.David Harrah - 1985 - Synthese 63 (3):275 - 294.
The Action of Mind on Body.David Randall Luce - 1960 - Philosophy of Science 27 (2):171-182.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2009-04-28

Total views
124 ( #95,582 of 2,519,696 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
4 ( #166,865 of 2,519,696 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes