Utilitas 31 (4):378-394 (2019)

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Todd Karhu
Stanford University
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Many people believe that the wrongness of killing a person does not depend on factors like her age, condition, or how much she has to lose by dying – a view Jeff McMahan calls the ‘Equal Wrongness Thesis’. This article argues that we should reject the Equal Wrongness Thesis on the basis of the moral equivalence between killing a person and knocking her unconscious.
Keywords Killing  Death
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DOI 10.1017/s0953820818000328
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