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    The Indispensability of Labelled Groups to Vulnerability in Bioethics.Adrian Kwek - 2017 - Bioethics 31 (9):674-682.
    Regarding the determination of vulnerability, the bioethics community has univocally jettisoned “labelled groups”, groups whose membership confers a context-invariant “vulnerable” status to their members. While the usual reasons against the sole use of labelled groups to determine the vulnerability of individuals are sound, labelled groups as exemplars of vulnerability can play indispensable roles in bioethical reasoning. In this article, I argue against the wholesale jettisoning of labelled groups by showing how they can be useful.
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    Three Studies in the Theory of Function.Adrian Kwek - unknown
    My dissertation studies three problems that threaten our functional explanatory practices. The first study, The Normativity Problem and Theories of Biological Function, attempts to explain how it is that biological tokens can perform their functions better or worse, and can retain their functions even when not currently performing them. Etiological theories can try to account for the normativity of functions by cumulative selection or by their contributions to fitness. I argue that neither strategy succeeds. Systemic theories hold that functions are (...)
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    Dworkin and the Archimedean's Lever.Adrian Kwek - 2005 - Journal of Philosophical Research 30 (Supplement):357-366.
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