Kenneth Einar Himma

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B.A. in History, summa cum laude, with distinction in the major, awarded 1984. One of eleven juniors elected to Phi Beta Kappa. 1990 Coker Fellow, Yale Law School (teaching assistant for first-year students). 1984 Marshall Scholar, one of thirty funded by the British government for two years study at a British university. Introducing a " Different Lives "(More)
There is no issue more central to the abortion debate than the controversial issue of whether the fetus is a moral person. Abortion-rights opponents almost universally claim that abortion is murder and should be legally prohibited because the fetus is a moral person at the moment of conception. Abortion-rights proponents almost universally deny the crucial(More)
Whether or not intellectual property rights ought, as a matter of political morality, to be protected by the law surely depends on what kinds of interests the various parties have in intellectual content. Although theorists disagree on the limits of morally legitimate lawmaking authority, this much seems obvious: the coercive power of the law should be(More)