header icons

Review of John F. Kavanaugh, S.J., Who Count As Persons?: Human Identity and the Ethics of Killing (Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2001)

By Alfred J. Freddoso, University of Notre Dame These are bleak days for moral theory in mainstream professional philosophy. At the heart of the matter lies our inability, within contemporary liberal democracies, to come to a consensus on the deep issue of what we are as human beings and where our true good lies. Because… continue reading