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  1. Russell DiSilvestro (2013). Review of" Dignity: Its History and Meaning". [REVIEW] Essays in Philosophy 14 (1):13.
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  2. Russell DiSilvestro (2012). The Two-Essence Problem That Wasn't. American Journal of Bioethics 12 (9):34-35.
    The American Journal of Bioethics, Volume 12, Issue 9, Page 34-35, September 2012.
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  3. Russell DiSilvestro (2012). What Does Not Budge for Any Nudge? American Journal of Bioethics 12 (2):14-15.
    The American Journal of Bioethics, Volume 12, Issue 2, Page 14-15, February 2012.
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  4. Russell DiSilvestro (2011). The Parthenotes and the Parthenon. American Journal of Bioethics 11 (3):35-36.
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  5. Russell DiSilvestro (2010). Human Capacities and Moral Status. Bioethics 108:165-199.
    Many debates about the moral status of things—for example, debates about the natural rights of human fetuses or nonhuman animals—eventually migrate towards a discussion of the capacities of the things in question—for example, their capacities to feel pain, think, or love. Yet the move towards capacities is often controversial: if a human’s capacities are the basis of its moral status, how could a human having lesser capacities than you and I have the same "serious" moral status as you and I? (...)
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  6. Russell DiSilvestro (2009). Capacities, Hierarchies, and the Moral Status of Normal Human Infants and Fetuses. Journal of Value Inquiry 43 (4):479-492.
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  7. Russell Disilvestro (2009). Reproductive Autonomy, the Non-Identity Problem, and the Non-Person Problem. Bioethics 23 (1):59-67.
    The Non-Identity Problem is the problem of explaining the apparent wrongness of a decision that does not harm people, especially since some of the people affected by the decision would not exist at all were it not for the decision. One approach to this problem, in the context of reproductive decisions, is to focus on wronging, rather than harming, one's offspring. But a Non-Person Problem emerges for any view that claims (1) that only persons can be wronged and (2) that (...)
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  8. Russell DiSilvestro (2009). Small-R-Republicans, Big-R-Republicans, and Government Bioethics Councils. American Journal of Bioethics 9 (2):57 – 58.
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  9. Russell DiSilvestro (2008). Precisely Which Claim Makes Spontaneous Abortion a Scourge? American Journal of Bioethics 8 (7):31 – 33.
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  10. Russell DiSilvestro (2007). What's Wrong with Deliberately Proselytizing Patients? American Journal of Bioethics 7 (7):22 – 24.
  11. Russell Disilvestro (2006). Not Every Cell is Sacred: A Reply to Charo. Bioethics 20 (3):146–157.
  12. Russell Disilvestro (2005). Human Embryos in the Original Position? Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 30 (3):285 – 304.
    Two different discussions in John Rawls' A Theory of Justice lead naturally to a rather conservative position on the moral status of the human embryo. When discussing paternalism, he claims that the parties in the original position would seek to protect themselves in case they end up as incapacitated or undeveloped human beings when the veil of ignorance is lifted. Since human embryos are examples of such beings, the parties in the original position would seek to protect themselves from their (...)
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  13. Russell DiSilvestro (2005). Six Names of Beauty. Journal of Value Inquiry 39 (2):279-282.
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  14. Paul J. Olscamp, R. Jeffrey, Christopher Lake, Russell DiSilvestro & Irving Singer (2004). News 127–138 Information for Contributors 139–140. Journal of Value Inquiry 38:603-605.
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