Q: What is Don Marquis argument on abortion ?

A:…. Under "The Deprivation Argument"Read More »

Q: Why does don marquis allow abortion in the 1st 14 days after conc...

A:Because technically speaking every month you have a possible pregnancy. You release an egg and if a sperm does met the egg it still needs to become implanted in...Read More »

Q: But, WHY is it important that Marquis doesn't appeal to personhoo...

A:I would also like to add, in reference to the first comment that fetuses do not share in some rights of individuals outside the womb. It is still illegal to kil...Read More »

Q: But, WHY is it important that Marquis doesn't appeal to personhoo...

A:You ask, The question I am trying to answer is whether or not Don Marquis' argument against abortion is simply a restatement of the potentiality principle. I do...Read More »

Q: Why is abortion immoral according to Marquis?

A:The answer is both a & bRead More »

don marquis on abortion

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 .
Don Marquis (born 1935) is an American philosopher whose main academic interests.Marquis is best known for his paper "Why Abortion Is Immoral", which .
Don Marquis. Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 86 (April,. 1989), pp. 183-202. 1 The view that abortion is, with rare exceptions, seriously immoral has received little .
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 .
Chapter 8 : Abortion. Reading: Don Marquis: Why Abortion is Immoral. Outline by Don Berkich, University of Texas, Corpus Christi (by permission) .
Don Marquis s purpose to his essay is to set out to prove that abortion is seriously wrong. He is addressing that abortion is morally wrong and .
Why Abortion is Immoral.Don Marquis. Marquis attempts to demonstrate that abortion is morally on a par with the killing of an adult human- that is, he tries to .
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What are good topic points for an essay based on this abortion scenario? it's so sad to see some people have to see a baby in flesh n blood before they can admit a child has human rights too! There are four basic ways that the embryo or fetus (who is not protected under the law) is different from a newborn baby (who is...

Did anyone else click on the abortion photos in the question about pro-choice?
Typical Christian strategy. "Erm...I have no valid arguments, so I'd better just show some gruesome pictures to freak people out. That'll totally prove me right" EDIT: OMG Have you guys seen photos of open heart surgery? It's pretty horrific! We need to make surgery illegal.

What if abortion became illegal?
if abortion were illegal then many many women will do it themselves on the street and die themselves. it's been true. i think that it should be legal. it's a medical procedure. *sigh* but oh well....i think that a scared 16 year old should not be treated as adult. insurance will probably not...

Abortion and liberal democrats....?
It's just one of those issues that liberals care more about personal choice then moral values. Apparently it's okay for women to have sex, and not have to worry about the consequences(except for some rare exceptions such as rape). So it's okay to murder a child simply becasue these people...

Abortion for what health risks?
We adopted my sister 13 years ago, she was a 5month old baby, in a few weeks my sister is having her 5th operation done, she is half spastic from her hips down, apart from the fact that she cant walk, there is nothing wrong with her. Her biologic mother tried abortion that didnt work