Moral Considerability and the Argument from Relevance

  title={Moral Considerability and the Argument from Relevance},
  author={Oscar Horta},
  journal={Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics},
  • Oscar Horta
  • Published 6 April 2018
  • Philosophy
  • Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics
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