Ectogestation and the Good Samaritan Argument

Journal of Law and the Biosciences 10 (1) (2023)
  Copy   BIBTEX

Abstract

Philosophical discussions concerning ectogestation are trending. And given that the Supreme Court of the United States overturned Roe v. Wade (1973) and Casey v. Planned Parenthood (1992), questions regarding the moral and legal status of abortion in light of the advent of ectogestation will likely continue to be of central importance in the coming years. If ectogestation can intersect with or even determine abortion policy in the future, then a new philosophical analysis of the legal status of abortion is both warranted and urgently needed. I argue that, even if there is no ‘moral’ right to fetal destruction once ectogestation becomes a reality, societies ought not to implement legal prohibitions on a pregnant person’s ability to safely obtain an abortion that results in fetal death because such laws are systemically misogynistic.

Links

PhilArchive

External links

  • This entry has no external links. Add one.
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Similar books and articles

Ectogestation and the Problem of Abortion.Christopher M. Stratman - 2020 - Philosophy and Technology 34 (4):683-700.
Regulating abortion after ectogestation.Joona Räsänen - 2023 - Journal of Medical Ethics 49 (6):419-422.
On the Permissibility of Elective Ectogestation.James J. Cordeiro - 2023 - American Journal of Bioethics 23 (5):116-118.
Replies to Kaczor and Rodger.Christopher M. Stratman - 2021 - Philosophy and Technology 34 (4):1941-1944.
Beyond Pregnancy: A Public Health Case for a Technological Alternative.Andrea Bidoli & Ezio Di Nucci - 2023 - International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 16 (1):103-130.
Is pregnancy really a good Samaritan act?Bruce P. Blackshaw - 2021 - Christian Bioethics 27 (2):158–168.

Analytics

Added to PP
2023-06-09

Downloads
120 (#145,926)

6 months
65 (#65,787)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Author's Profile

Christopher Stratman
University of Texas at San Antonio

Citations of this work

No citations found.

Add more citations

References found in this work

No references found.

Add more references