The Cognitive Psychology of the Potentiality Argument

American Journal of Bioethics 13 (1):36-38 (2013)
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This short commentary argues that the potentiality argument against abortion derives its appeal from features embedded in our cognitive structure.

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Noel Struchiner
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Lincoln Frias
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