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Dependent relational animals

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  • [i] I will follow Sinnott-Armstrong and Miller is assuming that the wrongness of killing can be explained based on its consequences and that what makes killing wrong is just what is bad about death.

  • [ii] This presumes nothing of Julie's feelings about her husband or her cat.

  • [iii] Allow that the fetus has no interests of its own and, having never been conscious, has formed no relationships.

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