A Partial Solution to the Self-Ownership Challenge
Block, Walter E.
Edelstein, Michael R.
We all, all of us, without exception, consist of nothing more than property owned by other people: the sperm from our fathers, the egg and nine month’s worth of sustenance from our mothers. That being the case, how is it that we come to own ourselves? The present paper attempts to wrestle with this conundrum.
Walter E. Block, Michael R. Edelstein, "A Partial Solution to the Self-Ownership Challenge" in: "Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics (2023) XXV/2", EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste, Trieste, 2023, pp. 331-340