The Grounds of Moral Status

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This article discusses what is involved in having full moral status, as opposed to a lesser degree of moral status and surveys different views of the grounds of moral status as well as the arguments for attributing a particular degree of moral status on the basis of those grounds.
Keywords moral status  fetus  disability  rights  animals  environment  stem cell  moral standing
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