Search national review search text what the academic version of the abortion debate has been like a defense of abortion, and the second is don marquis's why abortion is immoral. Why abortion is immoral don marquis attacking a straw man the whole point behind philosophical argument (and argument in general) is progress if one does not address the strongest possible argument one can imagine, then no progress is possible. Introduction: don marquis's article 'why abortion is immoral' contains paul bassen's argument on absence of victimization in abortions with respect to the prospect of an embryo. Why abortion is immoral don marquis journal of philosophy, vol 86 (april, 1989), pp 183-202 the view that abortion is,1 with rare exceptions, seriously immoral has received little support in the recent.
Title: why abortion is immoral created date: 20160730044532z. Walter sinnott-armstrong you can't lose what you ain't never had: a reply to marquis on abortion (received in revised form 22 may 1997) don marquis's article, why abortion is immoral, 1 has been. I think it is because his best philosophical argument for why abortion is immoral can also be used to argue that it is moral i just finished writing an answer for another marquis-related question and this one popped up for me, so i will paste in what i wrote: i have just now read don marquis.
Why abortion is immoral don marquis since this alternative analysis has the same structure as the anti-abortion argument being defended here, we have further. Why abortion is immoral by don marquis is the start of two discussions pertaining to whether abortion should be acceptable in our modern society - opposing argument: abortion introduction. Why abortion is immoral by don marquis is the start of two discussions pertaining to whether abortion should be acceptable in our modern society the argument, marquis makes, is that abortion actually deprives the fetus's future-like-ours. This week i will be critiquing don marquis' classic bioethics paper: why abortion is immoral the paper was published in 1989 and to this day it remains one of the most-discussed articles in the debate on abortion. Don marquis, a philosophy professor at kansas university, wrote an article titled why abortion is immoral for the journal of philosophy instead of basing the morality of abortion on either of the above categorizations, he suggests that we come at it from within a larger discussion on the ethics of killing.
In don marquis' article why abortion is immoral, he makes the argument that abortion is on the same plane of immorality as killing an adult human marquis reasons this by explaining what is wrong with killing is that you are depriving someone of a future. Why abortion is immoral: don marquis synopsis: according to marquis, abortion is seriously morally wrong because it is an act of killing a being with a right to life and killing a being with a right to life is seriously morally wrong because it robs such a being of its future--a future, in particular, of great value like ours. Don marquis pages 183-202 doi: 102307/2026961 why abortion is immoral next article not yet a subscriber subscribe here already a subscriber.
Contemporary moral issues (phil 140) syllabus, spring 2009 and construct arguments in the realm of applied ethics don marquis, why abortion is immoral. Don marquis, in why abortion is immoral,' argues that abortion is, except possibly in rare cases, seriously immoral, that it is in the same moral category as killing an innocent human being (183. Don marquis: an argument that abortion is wrong thomson's view one might argue that a pregnant woman's right to control her own body doesn't come to much if it is wrong for her to take any action that ends the life of the fetus within her. 1 why abortion is immoral by don marquis (1989) the view that abortion is, with rare exceptions, seriously immoral has received little support in the recent philosophical literature.
This is marquis' argument, which is the argument we considered today according to marquis, abortion is seriously morally wrong because it is an act of killing a being with a right to life and killing a being with a right to life is seriously morally wrong because it robs such a being of its future--a future, in particular, of great value like. This argument, by philosopher don marquis, is also a very strong argument and, when used in tandem with the substance view, offers a very powerful cumulative case against abortion this argument comes from marquis' 1989 article why abortion is immoral. In the 1989 essay abortion is immoral, don marquis argues that abortion is morally wrongmarquis feels that most contemporary philosophers ignore the issue of the morality of abortion because of their affiliation with secular higher education settings, which makes them believe that the anti-abortion viewpoint is a conclusion generated by seriously confused philosophical argument.