The Impairment Argument Against Abortion

In Nicholas Colgrove, Bruce P. Blackshaw & Daniel Rodger (eds.), Agency, Pregnancy, and Persons: Essays in Defense of Human Life (2022)
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I provide an updated version of The Impairment Argument against abortion and respond to numerous objections that can be (and have been) raised to it.

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Perry Hendricks
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