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The ethics of abortion

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Published by Thomas Gale in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Abortion -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Abortion -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (106-108) and index

    StatementChristine Watkins, book editor
    SeriesAt issue, At issue (San Diego, Calif.)
    ContributionsWatkins, Christine, 1951-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ767.15 .E48 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17177638M
    ISBN 100737727098, 0737727101
    LC Control Number2005045119

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm. Contents: 1. Abortion Is a Woman's Right / Center for Reproductive Rights Abortion Violates the Unborn Child's Right to Life / The Society of Jesus in the United States Human Personhood Begins at Conception / Dan Kennedy Human .   This paper argues that the central issue in the abortion debate has not changed since when the English parliament enacted the Abortion Act. That central issue concerns the moral status of the human fetus. The debate here is not, it is argued, primarily a moral debate, but rather a metaphysical debate and/or a theological debate—though one with massive moral Cited by:

      The abortion debate asks whether it can be morally right to terminate a pregnancy before normal childbirth. Some people think that abortion is always wrong. Some think that abortion is right when. Learn abortion ethics with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of abortion ethics flashcards on Quizlet.

      "The Ethics of Abortion is an important book. Its greatest virtue is its insightful discussion of the most important pro-choice literature from the past twenty years. Kaczor's book is essential reading for anyone interested in the present literature on the morality of abortion."-Don Marquis, The University of Kansas, USA/5(57). The Ethics of Abortion. For purposes of our discussion we will be defining ‘abortion’ as follows: Abortion = deliberate removal (or deliberate action to cause the expulsion) of a fetus from the womb of a human female, at the request of or through the agency of the mother, so as in fact to result in the death of the fetus.


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The Ethics of Abortion critically evaluates all the major grounds for denying fetal personhood, including the views of those who defend not only abortion but also infanticide.

It also provides several (non-theological) justifications for Appealing to reason rather than religious belief, this book is the most comprehensive case against the /5. "The Ethics of Abortion is an important book.

Its greatest virtue is its insightful discussion of the most important pro-choice literature from the past twenty years. Kaczor’s book is essential reading for anyone interested in the present literature on the morality of abortion." –Don Marquis, The University of Kansas, USACited by:   "The Ethics of Abortion is an important book.

Its greatest virtue is its insightful discussion of the most important pro-choice literature from the past twenty years. Kaczor’s book is essential reading for anyone interested in the present literature on the morality of abortion."–Don Marquis, The University of Kansas, USACited by: The Ethics of Abortion: Women’s Rights, Human Life, and the Question of Justice (2nd ed.) (Routledge Annals of Bioethics series) by Christopher Kaczor.

Appealing to reason rather than religious belief, this book is the most comprehensive case against the. On Morals, Ethics and Abortion. Imporant note (which is why it’s at the top not the bottom) May recognised as one of the most important women in science, notes in her book Mothers and Others that amongst primates, infanticide by unrelated males and females is a major contributor to infant mortality.

Three species stand apart however. Read this book on Questia. When The Ethics of Abortion first appeared, this powerful collection of essays gained instant recognition as one of the first attempts to present both sides of the abortion debate in the words of leading proponents. The Ethics of Abortion book.

Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Comprehensive and balanced, this new third edition again make /5. "The Ethics of Abortion is an important book. Its greatest virtue is its insightful discussion of the most important pro-choice literature from the past twenty years.

Kaczor’s book is essential reading for anyone interested in the present literature on the morality of abortion." –Don Marquis, The University of Kansas, USA. Helen Watt. The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth: Exploring Moral Choices in Childbearing.

Published: Septem Helen Watt, The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth: Exploring Moral Choices in Childbearing, Routledge,pp., $ (hbk), ISBN Reviewed by Amy Mullin, University of Toronto Mississauga. The abortion debate is the ongoing controversy surrounding the moral, legal, and religious status of induced abortion.

The sides involved in the debate are the self-described "pro-choice" and "pro-life" movements."Pro-choice" emphasizes the right. Ethics guide. Introduction to the abortion debate.

An introduction to the abortion debate, setting out the major questions involved in the matter of. Much debate about the legality of abortion involves debating the legal status of the fetus. If the fetus is a person, anti-choice activists argue, then abortion is murder and should be illegal.

Even if the fetus is a person, though, abortion may be justified as necessary to women’s bodily autonomy -- but that wouldn’t mean that abortion is automatically ethical.

Appealing to reason rather than religious belief, this book is the most comprehensive case against the choice of abortion yet published. The Ethics of Abortion critically evaluates all the major grounds for denying fetal personhood, including the views of those who defend not only abortion but also infanticide.

It also provides several (non-theological). The Ethics Of Abortion And Abortion Words | 5 Pages. The Ethics of Abortion Abortion, which according to the Merriam Webster dictionary (n.d.) refers to any action that is taken to prematurely end the life of a growing fetus in its mother’s womb before it is born, is a very controversial topic in our society today.

Code of Ethics. On August 4,the NASW Delegate Assembly approved the most substantive revision to the NASW Code of Ethics since With emergent technological advances over the last two decades, the profession could not ignore the necessity for more clarity around the complex ethical issues that arise with the use of various forms of technology.

The NASW Code. Christopher Kaczor. The Ethics of Abortion: Women's Rights, Human Life, and the Question of Justice. Published: Novem Christopher Kaczor, The Ethics of Abortion: Women's Rights, Human Life, and the Question of Justice, Routledge,pp., $ (pbk), ISBN Reviewed by Don Marquis, University of Kansas.

1 Published as Chapter 6 of Persons, Moral Worth and Embryos: A Critical Analysis of Pro-choice Arguments from Philosophy, Law, and Science, ed.

Stephen Napier (Dortrecht, The Netherlands: Springer Verlag, ), pp. Abortion and Virtue Ethics By Mathew Lu Introduction My goal here is to consider what contemporary virtue ethics can say about the problem ofCited by: 1.

This book explains the law of abortion, challenges the toxic politics that make it a public football and private secret, offers tools for more productive private exchanges, and leads the way to a more robust public discussion of abortion : Oxford University Press.

Book Reviews Kaczor, Christopher. The Ethics of Abortion: Women’s Rights, Human Life, and the Question of Justice. New York: Routledge, Pp. $ The ethical and practical aspects of abortion The ethical standing of induced abortion in human mothers has become an important question.

Much of what is on this page was previously in a section on my page on general ethics, but the subject is of sufficient importance to have a page of its own. Death, dying and killing are very emotive issues; I apologise to those who find my.

In light of this recent legislative activity, the political intensity of the subject, and the complex moral and legal questions surrounding it, I took the advice of a few readers and put together this entry for the Philosophers On series on the ethics and politics of abortion.

The Philosophers On series contains group posts on issues of current interest, with the aim being .It is always difficult to decide which topics will become a focus for applied ethics. This book, apparently written by two men, largely ignores feminist ethics, and in the applied ethics section, moral issues that are likely to be of more concern for women, such as date rape and insurance covering abortion/5(4).Third, abortion ethics involves a dialectical interplay between rights and responsibilities, and between social, cultural, and particular contexts, and is Author: Elisabeth Porter.