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Abortion, marriage and cognate problems

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In Liberalism with Excellence, Matthew Kramer argues that liberal neutrality cannot adjudicate issues such as abortion, and he intimates that this problem extends to “cognate problems” such as euthanasia, animal rights and (more unexpectedly) same-sex marriage. In this Article, I examine the sense in which marriage is a cognate problem to abortion. I suggest that liberal neutrality is indeterminate, not only about the identification of rights-bearing natural persons, but also about the identi...

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10.1093/ajj/auy007

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
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Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
American Journal of Jurisprudence More from this journal
Volume:
63
Issue:
1
Pages:
33–48
Publication date:
2018-05-02
Acceptance date:
2018-03-27
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EISSN:
2049-6494
ISSN:
0065-8995
Language:
English
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uuid:cbef7e7c-1574-4996-a21a-e291e41430cf
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844990
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2018-05-02

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