Don marquis is professor of philosophy at the university of kansas he is the author of a widely reprinted and widely discussed essay on the ethics of abortion . Marquis against abortion 1 defining terms: first, let us define some terms • person: the word “person” is used in philosophy in a technical way when we. Abortion, infanticide, and the changing grounds of the wrongness of killing: reply to don marquis's reiman on abortionjeffrey reiman - 1998 - journal of . Synopsis: it turns out that it is possible to argue, even if the fetus is not a person, that abortion is morally impermissible this is marquis' argument, which is the. Free essay: thomson vs marquis blake place philosophy 160 monday wednesday 10:40am – 12:05pm in submitting this assignment with this.
Abstract this is a reply to don marquis' `why abortion is immoral' marquis, who asserts that abortion is morally wrong, bases his argument on the following. Don marquis (born 1935) is an american philosopher whose main academic interests are in marquis is best known for his paper why abortion is immoral, which appeared in the journal of philosophy in april, 1989 this paper has been . Don marquis' opinions | don marquis is a philosophy professor at the university of kansas is abortion wrong because it destroys the potential for life agree. Marquis found that reservations to discuss abortion are very common his 1989 paper, “why abortion is immoral,” has been republished 91.
The debate about abortion focuses on two issues 1) whether the human fetus has the right to life, and, if so, 2) whether the rights of the mother override the. Mary warren, “on the moral and legal status of abortion”, 1973 warren defends an don marquis, “why abortion is immoral” (1989) marquis' analysis of the.
I started things off by arguing that abortion is wrong even if the fetus is not a person nicholas grossman provided a brief reply in the comments,. Don marquis, a philosophy professor at kansas university, wrote an article titled “ why abortion is immoral” for the journal of philosophy. Don marquis: why abortion is immoral i marquis' main goal the purpose of this essay is to develop a general argument for the claim that the overwhelming. Marquis's account of why abortion is wrong seems also to show that contraception is wrong the very same reasons for opposing abortion,.
Don marquis ~ an argument that abortion is wrong can death ever be “a blessing” or timely this question lead us to several points. Judith jarvis thompsons a defense of abortion the standard argument against abortion rests on the claim that the fetus is a person and therefore has a right. “why abortion is immoral” is the most celebrated pro-life piece in the literature marquis (m) begins by noting that few philosophers think. Future like ours abortion is wrong because it deprives the foetus of a 'future like ours' this argument was put forward by don marquis it's particularly appealing. An argument that abortion is wrong by don marquis don marquis is professor of philosophy at the university of kansas he defends the view that, except in.
Abstract in an influential essay entitled why abortion is wrong, donald marquis argues that killing actual persons is wrong because it unjustly deprives victims of . This is a reply to don marquis' why abortion is immoral marquis, who asserts that abortion is morally wrong, bases his argument on the following premise:. Question 6 2 out of 2 points in don marquis' article why abortion is immoral, he claims that killing is wrong primarily because selected answer: it deprives the. Marquis, “why abortion is immoral” underlying assumption of paper “whether or not abortion is morally permissible stands or falls on whether or not a fetus is.
Keywords: abortion, boonin, brain activity, fetus, personhood, violinist in his critique of don marquis' (1998a) future-like-ours argument against abortion (pp. Journal of philosophy, inc why abortion is immoral author(s): don marquis source: the journal of philosophy, vol 86, no 4 (apr, 1989), pp. [APSNIP--]