Interests in Abortion: A New Perspective on Foetal Potential and the Abortion Debate

Interests in Abortion: A New Perspective on Foetal Potential and the Abortion Debate

by Tracie Martin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0754611469

ISBN-13: 9780754611462

Pub. Date: 03/01/2000

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

Martin (human bioethics, Monash U.) introduces a position on abortion that does not rely on the usual markers such as fetal quickening or viability, but rather on empirically testable claims concerning the human fetus' psychological development. She argues that such development gives rise to a morally relevant form of potential prior to the fetus' birth, and that…  See more details below

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Martin (human bioethics, Monash U.) introduces a position on abortion that does not rely on the usual markers such as fetal quickening or viability, but rather on empirically testable claims concerning the human fetus' psychological development. She argues that such development gives rise to a morally relevant form of potential prior to the fetus' birth, and that abortion from time forward is wrong. The treatment is developed from her master's thesis for Monash. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754611462
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
03/01/2000
Series:
Avebury Series in Philosophy
Pages:
124
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.59(d)

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