Life's Dominion: An Argument about Abortion, Euthanasia, and Individual Freedom

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Knopf, 1993 - Law - 273 pages
From a world-renowned philosopher and lawyer, a brilliantly original and powerfully persuasive new argument about abortion and euthanasia. While raising fundamental questions about the nature of our Constitution, Dworkin's work is sure to transform the way in which we understand two of the most complex issues of our time.

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LIFE'S DOMINION: An Argument About Abortion, Euthanasia, and Individual Freedom

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An eloquent attempt to clarify the abortion and euthanasia debates by seeking to articulate and analyze the unspoken assumptions underlying them. To Dworkin (Law/NYU and Jurisprudence/Oxford; A Matter ... Read full review

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Today's debate over the proper place of abortion in an ethically committed society has proven every bit as divisive as was slavery in 19th-century America. Dworkin, an eminent lawyer and legal ... Read full review


The Edges of Life
The Morality of Abortion
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