Creation Ethics and the Harms of Existence

Journal of Medical Ethics, May 2014, DOI: 10.1136/medethics-2013-101957

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 105

4 Pages Posted: 13 Feb 2015 Last revised: 31 Mar 2015

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Leslie P. Francis

University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law

Date Written: May 1, 2014

Abstract

David DeGrazia’s Creation Ethics is a fascinating effort to present a consistent account of creation in many contexts — from reproduction, to self-creation through genetic enhancement, to the creation of entire future generations. For reasons of space, this comment addresses the related discussions of bearing children in wrongful life cases (chapter 5) and bearing children with disadvantages (chapter 6).

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Francis, Leslie P., Creation Ethics and the Harms of Existence (May 1, 2014). Journal of Medical Ethics, May 2014, DOI: 10.1136/medethics-2013-101957; University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 105. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2563850

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