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Killing and disabling: a comment on Sinnott-Armstrong and Miller

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  • This paper criticizes the view, advanced by Walter Sinnott-Armstrong and Franklin Miller, that the wrongness of killing is fully explicable in terms of the wrongness of disabling. I argue that this view has unacceptably inegalitarian implications.

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