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Infanticide and geronticide
Author(s)Stephen G Post
Journal titleAgeing and Society, vol 10, part 3, September 1990
Pagespp 317-328
AnnotationThis essay considers recent ethical literature on the question of the direct killing of newborns and of severely demented elderly people. At various points, the arguments in these literatures are brought together for comparison and contrast. Finally, a constructive argument against infanticide and geronticide is developed. (KJ).
Accession NumberCPA-910313007 A

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