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

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Vintage Books, 1994 - Law - 273 pages
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One of the country's most distinguished scholars presents a brilliantly original approach to the twin dilemmas of abortion and euthanasia, showing why they arouse such volcanic controversy and how we as a society can reconcile our values of life and individual liberty.

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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

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Ronald Dworkin was Professor of Law at New York University, and University Professor of Jurisprudence at Oxford University. He was a widely respected philosopher of law and the author of a number of influential books, including Taking Rights Seriously, A Matter of Principle, Law's Empire, and Life's Dominion, still used in U.S. law schools. Dworkin died in 2013.

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