Persons, Moral Worth, and Embryos: A Critical Analysis of Pro-Choice Arguments

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"Bioethicists have achieved consensus on two ideas pertaining to beginning of life issues: (1) persons are those beings capable of higher-order cognition, or self-consciousness, and (2) it is impermissible to kill only persons. As a consequence, a consensus is reached regarding the permissibility of both destroying human embryos for research purposes and abortion. The present collection aims to interact critically with this consensus. Authors address various aspects of this `orthodoxy'. Issues discussed include: theories of ...

Persons, Moral Worth, and Embryos: A Critical Analysis of Pro-Choice Arguments 2013, Springer

ISBN-13: 9789400736597

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Persons, Moral Worth, and Embryos: A Critical Analysis of Pro-Choice Arguments 2011, Springer, Dordrecht

ISBN-13: 9789400716018

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