Christopher Kaczor, The Ethics of Abortion: Women’s Rights, Human Life, and the Question of Justice. Author(s): David DeGrazia. Source: Ethics, Vol. , No. Buy The Ethics of Abortion: Women’s Rights, Human Life, and the Question of Justice (Routledge Annals of Bioethics) 1 by Christopher Kaczor (ISBN. The Ethics of Abortion: Women’s Rights, Human. Life, and the Question of Justice . Christopher Kaczor. Loyola Marymount University. Follow this and additional.

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Jukka Varelius – – Neuroethics Browse Results 6 1: I have been inclined to take ethcs accounts for granted, but to question the arguments for the claim that one has the right to life if and only if one is now a person in one of these psychological senses.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. In this, Kaczor deals with many of the objections that will often be raised up against the pro-life movement.

There are many other illustrations and thought experiments that I had never seen before. This is not a religious view. Indeed, perhaps it is not wrong at all.

“The Ethics of Abortion: Women’s Rights, Human Life, and the Question o” by Christopher Kaczor

Get to Know Us. This entry has no external links. It concludes with a discussion of whether artificial wombs might end the abortion debate. I found this to be a quite interesting take on the matter and helped deal with something that is often leveled especially against Protestants who are pro-life. Some, such as the case of twinning, can be dealt with in many other works. Kaczor deals with the speciesism objection by offering a number of arguments.


Abortion in Applied Ethics categorize this paper.

It was a very interesting read, and a concept that I hadn’t given much thought to before. The other problem is that much of this book is concerned with critical kacor of the views of others, and the views of others often don’t fit well into the categories outlined by Kaczor’s chapters.


If you are interested in learning about kaczog best in pro-life argumentation, you owe it to yourself to read Kaczor’s book. An Essay in Moral and Legal Philosophy. This book is an excellent and honest treatment of the moral question of abortion. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

He also discusses Thomson’s famous defense of abortion and “hard cases”. It is a good introduction for anyone who wishes to read a serious and thoughtful account of all of the various serious philosophical views that support the right to abortion. With the exception of the discussion of Thomson’s view, the major premise christoopher the locus of philosophical interest.

Abortion in Applied Ethics. This point can be put in the following way. Of course, Kaczor wants chriistopher make sure these actions are not done for frivolous reasons and does criticize that too often abortions take place for those reasons.


Kaczor treats ‘is a person’ as synonymous with ‘has a serious right to life’. I would strongly encourage anyone who is interested in the subject to read it and to study it. A final chapter is concerned with artificial wombs. Share your thoughts with other customers. Added to PP index Total downloads 5 kafzor, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 2of 2, How can I increase my downloads?

The difficulty that Kaczor discusses concerns giving an adequate and non-arbitrary account of the capacity to exhibit psychological traits that, on the one hand, excludes fetuses and, on the other hand, includes all of those individuals past infancy who have the tje to life.

Read more Read less. A human being is a biological organism that belongs to our species.

It included every pro-choice argument I’ve heard as well as some pro-life arguments I hadn’t heard before.