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Orphans cannot be after-birth aborted: a response to Bobier
  1. Prabhpal Singh1,2
  1. 1Department of Philosophy, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  2. 2Ronin Institute for Independent Scholarship, Montclair, New Jersey, USA
  1. Correspondence to Mr Prabhpal Singh, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; psing134{at}uottawa.ca

Abstract

I offer a response to an objection to my account of the moral difference between fetuses and newborns, an account that seeks to address an analogy between abortion and infanticide, which is based on the apparent equality of moral value of fetuses and newborns.

  • Ethics
  • Infant- Newborn
  • Embryos and Fetuses
  • Abortion - Induced
  • Infanticide

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  • Contributors PS is the sole author.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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