Still Better Never to Have Been: A Reply to (More of) My Critics [Book Review]

Journal of Ethics 17 (1-2):121-151 (2013)
In Better Never to Have Been: The Harm of Coming into Existence, I argued that coming into existence is always a harm and that procreation is wrong. In this paper, I respond to those of my critics to whom I have not previously responded. More specifically, I engage the objections of Tim Bayne, Ben Bradley, Campbell Brown, David DeGrazia, Elizabeth Harman, Chris Kaposy, Joseph Packer and Saul Smilansky
Keywords Anti-natalism  Betterness  Procreation  Quality of life  Suicide  Value
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DOI 10.1007/s10892-012-9133-7
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Shelly Kagan (1998). Rethinking Intrinsic Value. Journal of Ethics 2 (4):277-297.

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