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What philosophers can contribute in the face of fundamental empirical disagreement: a response to Benatar and Lang

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  • i Such an exploration is particularly useful when it demonstrates that, even conceding to opponents of a certain practice (some of) their empirical claims, the normative outcome remains unchanged.

  • ii In retrospect, I should have included a question mark next to the cost of reduced sexual pleasure in my table.

  • iii I argue that the greater health complications and more drastic reduction in sexual pleasure from female genital cutting can explain why that practice (but not male circumcision) is impermissible.3

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