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Alexis Shotwell
Carleton University
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In this paper, I attend to a current strand in bioethics that forwards solidarity as a promising direction for bioethics theory and health-promoting practices. Drawing on resources from social and political philosophy, I argue that we can gain useful insight in bioethics if we understand solidarity as a political relation grounded not on shared social location but rather on shared visions for the sorts of worlds in which collective health and dignity proliferate. I consider what traction this conception of solidarity might give for thinking about social justice issues in the context of political movements for “reproductive justice.”
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DOI 10.3138/ijfab.6.1.103
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