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  1. The Ethics of Abortion: Women’s Rights, Human Life, and the Question of Justice.Christopher Kaczor - 2010 - Routledge.
    Appealing to reason rather than religious belief, this book is the most comprehensive case against the choice of abortion yet published. _The Ethics of Abortion_ critically evaluates all the major grounds for denying fetal personhood, including the views of those who defend not only abortion but also infanticide. It also provides several justifications for the conclusion that all human beings, including those in utero, should be respected as persons. This book also critiques the view that abortion is not wrong even (...)
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    The Ethics of Abortion: Women’s Rights, Human Life, and the Question of Justice.Christopher Kaczor - 2010 - Routledge.
    Appealing to reason rather than religious belief, this book is the most comprehensive case against the choice of abortion yet published. This _Second Edition_ of _The Ethics of Abortion _critically evaluates all the major grounds for denying fetal personhood, including the views of those who defend not only abortion but also post-birth abortion. It also provides several justifications for the conclusion that all human beings, including those in utero, should be respected as persons. This book also critiques the view that (...)
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    Ectogenesis and a Right to the Death of the Prenatal Human Being: A Reply to Räsänen.Christopher Kaczor - 2018 - Bioethics 32 (9):634-638.
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    Abortion Rights: For and Against.Kate Greasley & Christopher Kaczor - 2017 - Cambridge University Press.
    This book features opening arguments followed by two rounds of reply between two moral philosophers on opposing sides of the abortion debate. In the opening essays, Kate Greasley and Christopher Kaczor lay out what they take to be the best case for and against abortion rights. In the ensuing dialogue, they engage with each other's arguments and each responds to criticisms fielded by the other. Their conversational argument explores such fundamental questions as: what gives a person the right to life? (...)
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    A Dubious Defense of ‘After‐Birth Abortion’: A Reply to Räsänen.Christopher Kaczor - 2018 - Bioethics 32 (2):132-137.
    Scholars have offered various critiques of Alberto Giubilini and Francesca Minerva's controversial article, ‘After-birth abortion: Why should the baby live?’ My book The Ethics of Abortion: Women's Rights, Human Life, and the Question of Justice presents four such critiques. First, Giubilini and Minerva argue from the deeply controversial to the even more controversial. Second, they presuppose a false view of personal identity called body-self dualism. Third, their view cannot secure human equality. And fourth, their account of harm cannot account for (...)
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    Against Euthanasia for Children: A Response to Bovens.Christopher Kaczor - 2016 - Journal of Medical Ethics 42 (1):57-58.
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    Fuller Defenses and Partial Critiques: a Discussion of “Ectogestation and the Problem of Abortion”.Christopher Kaczor - 2020 - Philosophy and Technology 34 (4):1937-1939.
    In this commentary, I discuss Christopher Stratman’s article, “Ecotogenesis and the Problem of Abortion.” First, I try to offer some better defenses of assertions that Stratman makes. Next, I question Stratman’s supposition that “there is no morally relevant difference between a fetus and a cryopreserved embryo.” Finally, I challenge the claim that immoral actions cannot give rise to rights.
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    The Edge of Life: Human Dignity and Contemporary Bioethics.Christopher Kaczor - 2005 - Springer.
    The Edge of Life: Human Dignity and Contemporary Bioethics resituates bioethics in fundamental outlook by challenging both the dominant Kantian and utilitarian approaches to evaluating how new technologies apply to human life. Drawing on an analysis of the dignity of the human person, both as an agent and as the recipient of action, The Edge of Life presents a "theoretical" approach to the problems of contemporary bioethics and applies this approach to various disputed questions. Should conjoined twins be split, if (...)
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    Distinguishing Intention From Foresight: What Is Included in a Means to an End?Christopher Kaczor - 2001 - International Philosophical Quarterly 41 (1):77-89.
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    Moral Absolutism and Ectopic Pregnancy.Christopher Kaczor - 2001 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 26 (1):61 – 74.
    If one accepts a version of absolutism that excludes the intentional killing of any innocent human person from conception to natural death, ectopic pregnancy poses vexing difficulties. Given that the embryonic life almost certainly will die anyway, how can one retain ones moral principle and yet adequately respond to a situation that gravely threatens the life of the mother and her future fertility? The four options of treatment most often discussed in the literature are non-intervention, salpingectomy (removal of tube with (...)
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    Philosophy and Theology.Christopher Kaczor - 2016 - The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 16 (2):333-343.
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  12. A Defense of Dignity: Creating Life, Destroying Life, and Protecting the Rights of Conscience.Christopher Robert Kaczor - 2013 - University of Notre Dame Press.
    Questions about the dignity of the human person give rise to many of the most central and hotly disputed topics in bioethics. In _A Defense of Dignity: Creating Life, Destroying Life, and Protecting the Rights of Conscience_, Christopher Kaczor investigates whether each human being has intrinsic dignity and whether the very concept of "dignity" has a useful place in contemporary ethical debates. Kaczor explores a broad range of issues addressed in contemporary bioethics, including whether there is a duty of "procreative (...)
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    The Violinist and Double-Effect Reasoning.Christopher Kaczor - 2006 - The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 6 (4):661-670.
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    Could Artificial Wombs End the Abortion Debate?Christopher Kaczor - 2005 - The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 5 (2):283-301.
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  15. Book Reviews : Veritatis Splendor: American Responses, Edited by Michael E. Allsopp, John J. O'Keefe. New York: Sheed & Ward, 1995. 313 Pp. Pb US$19.95. [REVIEW]Christopher Kaczor - 1997 - Studies in Christian Ethics 10 (2):86-87.
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    A Defense of Conscientious Objection in Health Care.Christopher Kaczor - 2018 - Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 92:41-58.
    In this essay, I defend rights of conscientious objection against various objections raised on deontological grounds of rights and entitlements as well as on consequentialist, utilitarian grounds. Udo Schuklenk and Ricardo Smalling in their article, “Why Medical Professionals Have No Moral Claim to Conscientious Objection Accommodation in Liberal Democracies” raise various objections, including the Objection from the Rights of Patients, the Objection from Monopoly, the Objection from Religion, the Objection from Untestability, and the Objection from Inconsistency. This article also responds (...)
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  17. Proportionalism and the Pill: How Developments in Theory Lead to Contradictions to Practice.Christopher Kaczor - 1999 - The Thomist 63 (2):269-281.
     
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    Aquinas’s Philosophical Commentary on the Ethics: A Historical Perspective. [REVIEW]Christopher Kaczor - 2005 - American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 79 (3):505-507.
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    Philosophy and Theology.Christopher Kaczor - 2010 - The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 10 (1):175-181.
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    Thomas Aquinas’s Commentary on the Ethics: Merely an Interpretation of Aristotle?Christopher Kaczor - 2004 - American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 78 (3):353-378.
    In recent years, some controversy has arisen about whether Thomas Aquinas’s commentaries on Aristotle can be read as expressing Aquinas’s own views rather than as simply an interpretation of Aristotle. This article examines the reasons given in favor of the view that the commentaries, in particular the commentary on the Nicomachean Ethics, are merely interpretations of Aristotle. Using Thomas’sscripture commentaries, internal evidence, as well as the history of reception, it is concluded that the Sententia libri ethicorum presents Thomas’s own views (...)
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    Philosophy and Theology.Christopher Kaczor - 2020 - The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 20 (4):829-838.
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    Philosophy and Theology.Christopher Kaczor - 2020 - The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 20 (1):169-179.
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    A Defense of Abortion, by David Boonin.Christopher Kaczor - 2005 - The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 5 (1):199-202.
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    The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion, and Childbirth: Exploring Moral Choices in Childbearing. [REVIEW]Christopher Kaczor - 2017 - The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 17 (2):365-367.
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    Intention, Foresight, and Mutilation: A Response to Giebel.Christopher Kaczor - 2007 - International Philosophical Quarterly 47 (4):477-482.
    According to H. M. Giebel, at least three difficulties arise for my view of intention, foresight, and mutilation. First, I must either give up my account of the intention/foresight distinction or conclude that obstetric craniotomy does not constitute mutilation. Secondly, my account of the intention/foresight distinction leads to counter-intuitive conclusions such as that surgical sterilization is impermissible but removal of non-functioning limbs against the will of the possessor is morally permissible. Thirdly, she suggests that my account of mutilation is incomplete (...)
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    The Parts of Prudence and Scientific Solutions for Weakness of Will.Christopher Kaczor - 2013 - Diametros 38:127-132.
    This essay outlines a view of practical wisdom drawing on the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas. In it, I discuss the presuppositions of practical wisdom, namely the ordering to the end of true human happiness. Next, the focus shifts to the “parts” or elements of practical wisdom in order to highlight the intellectual aspects of practical wisdom as a cognitive perfection. Finally, the essay addresses prudence as practical, the actual carrying out of the right deed, at the right time and (...)
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    Philosophy and Theology.Christopher Kaczor - 2017 - The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 17 (1):157-166.
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    Philosophy and Theology.Christopher Kaczor - 2010 - The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 10 (2):395-401.
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  29. Capital Punishment and the Catholic Tradition: Contradiction, Circumstantial Application, or Development of Doctrine?Christopher Kaczor - 2004 - Nova Et Vetera 2:279-304.
     
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  30. Fetal Research and Consent.Christopher Kaczor - 2001 - Ethics and Medics 26 (5):3-4.
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  31. John Paul II on the Development of Doctrine.Christopher Kaczor - 2013 - Nova et Vetera 11 (4).
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  32. Review. [REVIEW]Christopher Kaczor - 2005 - The Thomist 69:169-172.
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    Philosophy and Theology.Christopher Kaczor - 2020 - The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 20 (3):607-618.
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    Intention, Foresight, and Mutilation: A Response to Giebel.Christopher Kaczor - 2007 - International Philosophical Quarterly 47 (4):477-482.
    According to H. M. Giebel, at least three difficulties arise for my view of intention, foresight, and mutilation. First, I must either give up my account of the intention/foresight distinction or conclude that obstetric craniotomy does not constitute mutilation. Secondly, my account of the intention/foresight distinction leads to counter-intuitive conclusions such as that surgical sterilization is impermissible but removal of non-functioning limbs against the will of the possessor is morally permissible. Thirdly, she suggests that my account of mutilation is incomplete (...)
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  35. Exceptionless Norms in Aristotle?: Thomas Aquinas and Twentieth-Century Interpreters of the Nicomachean Ethics.Christopher Kaczor - 1997 - The Thomist 61 (1):33-62.
     
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    Human Worth: Intrinsic, Divinely Conferred, or Contingent Value Commitment? A Review Essay. [REVIEW]Christopher Kaczor, Hans Joas, David Gushee & Darlene Weaver - 2015 - Studies in Christian Ethics 28 (2):224-235.
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    Philosophy and Theology.Christopher Kaczor - 2017 - The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 17 (2):339-349.
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    Green, Ronald M. The Human Embryo Research Debates: Bioethics in the Vortex of Controversy.Christopher Kaczor - 2003 - The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 3 (4):856-857.
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    Philosophy and Theology.Christopher Kaczor - 2015 - The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 15 (1):169-174.
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    Philosophy and Theology.Christopher Kaczor - 2014 - The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 14 (1):163-169.
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    Philosophy and Theology.Christopher Kaczor - 2011 - The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 11 (3):569-575.
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    Philosophy and Theology.Christopher Kaczor - 2014 - The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 14 (2):365-370.
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    Philosophy and Theology.Christopher Kaczor - 2013 - The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 13 (2):351-357.
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    Philosophy and Theology.Christopher Kaczor - 2019 - The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 19 (3):479-489.
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    Philosophy and Theology.Christopher Kaczor - 2021 - The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 21 (4):707-717.
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    Action and Character According to Aristotle: The Logic of the Moral Life by Kevin L. Flannery, SJ.Christopher Kaczor - 2014 - The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 14 (2):379-384.
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    Philosophy and Theology.Christopher Kaczor - 2007 - The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 7 (4):809-814.
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    Philosophy and Theology.Christopher Kaczor - 2008 - The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 8 (2):371-377.
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    Philosophy and Theology.Christopher Kaczor - 2014 - The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 14 (4):753-758.
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    Philosophy and Theology.Christopher Kaczor - 2013 - The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 13 (1):197-203.
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