On Moral Arguments Against Recreational Drug Use

Philosophy Now (113):22-4 (2016)

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Rob Lovering
College of Staten Island (CUNY)
Abstract
There is a wide array of arguments for the immorality of recreational drug use, ranging from the philosophically rudimentary to the philosophically sophisticated. But the vast majority of these arguments are unsuccessful, and those that succeed are quite limited in scope. In this article, I present and evaluate a few examples of such arguments.
Keywords Ethics  Applied ethics  Drugs  Instrumentalization  Unnatural
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