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ERIC Number: EJ591206
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0274-9483
Newborn Infants and the Moral Significance of Intellectual Disabilities.
Vehmas, Simo
Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, v24 n2 p111-21 Sum 1999
Presents moral philosophical arguments regarding life-saving medical treatment that may be more available to infants without disabilities than to infants with intellectual disabilities. Argues that human well-being is not based merely on individual characteristics, but is a result of the individual's relation to other people. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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