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From inequality to equality : evaluating normative justifications for affirmative action as racial redress
We investigate whether, and to what extent, Nozick’s entitlement theory and Rawls’s theory of justice as fairness can normatively ground affirmative action policies. Our findings are that, whereas the Nozickean project ...
Difference, disability and discrimination : a philosophical critique of selective abortion
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2008-03)
The practice of abortion continues to provoke controversy and disagreement. However, within the context of this wider debate, a greater level of consensus appears to have been reached as to the moral acceptability of the ...
Harm and enhancement : philosophical and ethical perspectives
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The distinction between treatment and enhancement is often considered to be a morally significant boundary, which, at the very least, marks the limits of our moral obligations. This conviction holds despite ...