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  1. Danny Scoccia (2013). In Defense of “Pure” Legal Moralism. Criminal Law and Philosophy 7 (3):513-530.
    In this paper I argue that Joel Feinberg was wrong to suppose that liberals must oppose any criminalization of “harmless immorality”. The problem with a theory that permits criminalization only on the basis of his harm and offense principles is that it is underinclusive, ruling out laws that most liberals believe are justified. One objection (Arthur Ripstein’s) is that Feinberg’s theory is unable to account for the criminalization of harmless personal grievances. Another (Larry Alexander’s and Robert George’s) is that it (...)
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  2. Danny Scoccia (2013). Paternalism. In Hugh LaFollette (ed.), The International Encyclopedia of Ethics. Wiley-Blackwell.
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  3. Danny Scoccia (2010). Physician-Assisted Suicide, Disability, and Paternalism. Social Theory and Practice 36 (3):479-498.
    Some disability rights (DR) advocates oppose physician-assisted suicide (PAS) laws like Oregon’s on the grounds that they reflect ableist prejudice: how else can their limit on PAS eligibility to the terminally ill be explained? The paper answers this DR objection. It concedes that the limit in question cannot be defended on soft paternalist grounds, and offers a hard paternalist defense of it. The DR objection makes two mistakes: it overlooks the possibility of a hard paternalist defense of the limit, and (...)
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  4. Danny Scoccia (2008). Book Reviews:Overcriminalization: The Limits of the Criminal Law. [REVIEW] Ethics 119 (1):189-191.
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  5. Danny Scoccia (2008). In Defense of Hard Paternalism. Law and Philosophy 27 (4):351 - 381.
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  6. Danny Scoccia (2006). Neutrality, Skepticism, and the Fanatic. Social Theory and Practice 32 (1):35-60.
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  7. Danny Scoccia (2005). Slippery-Slope Objections to Legalizing Physician-Assisted Suicide and Voluntary Euthanasia. Public Affairs Quarterly 19 (2):143-161.
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  8. Danny Scoccia (2000). Moral Paternalism, Virtue, and Autonomy. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 78 (1):53 – 71.
  9. Danny Scoccia (1996). Book Review:Drugs, Morality, and the Law. Steven Luper-Foy, Curtis Brown. [REVIEW] Ethics 106 (2):470-.
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  10. Danny Scoccia (1996). Can Liberals Support a Ban on Violent Pornography? Ethics 106 (4):776-799.
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  11. Danny Scoccia (1995). Book Review:Making Men Moral. Robert P. George. [REVIEW] Ethics 105 (4):943-.
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  12. Danny Scoccia (1990). Paternalism and Respect for Autonomy. Ethics 100 (2):318-334.
  13. Danny Scoccia (1990). Utilitarianism, Sociobiology, and the Limits of Benevolence. Journal of Philosophy 87 (7):329-345.
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  14. Danny Scoccia (1987). Autonomy, Want Satisfaction, and the Justification of Liberal Freedoms. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 17 (3):583 - 601.