Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 12 (3):241-265 (1987)

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Michael J. Wreen
Marquette University
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Discussions regarding abortion are often misguided and confused. This paper critically examines the extreme liberal view, which argues that neither the fetus, at any stage of development, nor the young infant has a right to life. It focuses on the general argumentative strategy employed by a number of philosophers in arriving at an extreme liberal view. An evaluative critique of an extreme liberal view is offered as a step toward clarifying and expanding upon the abortion debate. Keywords: abortion, personhood, speciesism, right to life, human being CiteULike Connotea Del.icio.us What's this?
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DOI 10.1093/jmp/12.3.241
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