The Grounds of Moral Status

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy:0-0 (2018)
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Abstract

This article discusses what is involved in having full moral status, as opposed to a lesser degree of moral status and surveys different views of the grounds of moral status as well as the arguments for attributing a particular degree of moral status on the basis of those grounds.

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Agnieszka Jaworska
University of California, Riverside
Julie Tannenbaum
Pomona College

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