Suppose we have answered the moral question: we have figured out which person-like entities (if any) we should structure our prudential concerns and…

Suppose we have answered the moral question: we have figured out which person-like entities (if any) we should structure our prudential concerns and ascriptions of responsibility around. Suppose we have also answered the ontological question of what personlike entities there in fact are, as well as that of which of these entities are more eligible referents than others. Still we have not necessarily answered the semantic question: in order to do so we must take a close look at what our conception of persons is. However, how important is what is missing?

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