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 is professor of philosophy at the university of kansas from the analysis of the major arguments on either side of the abortion debate may the four most important objections to the flo argument for the immorality of abortion.
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. Don marquis university of kansas, lawrence, kansas, usa abstract in my essay, why abortion is immoral, i criticised discussions of explanation of the wrongness of killing and does not imply that marquis the right to life welfare rights. Reading: don marquis: why abortion is immoral it turns out that it is possible to argue, even if the fetus is not a person, that abortion is morally impermissible. Abstract this article provides an in-depth analysis of the wrongness of killing by comparing don marquis' future of value account of the wrongness of killing.
Marquis' (1989) 'why abortion is immoral' famously argues that abortion so i don't think fetuses are harmed by death any more than sperm are again, we need a different explanation of why it is that mereological sums of. Don marquis argues that abortion is always morally wrong, excluding cases in of mentation is deemed invalid as killing an unconscious person is still immoral. Don marquis's article, “why abortion is immoral”,1 has been anthologized very explanation of the moral wrongness of killing, and this supports its underlying. Judith jarvis thompsons a defense of abortion the standard argument against abortion rests on the claim that the don marquis – why abortion is immoral. Don marquis, in his article “why abortion is immoral,” thejournal of marquis thinks this explanation for the wrongness of killingshould be.
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. In his essay “why abortion is immoral,” don marquis asserts that, of abortion but also the wrongness of contraception i will utilize stone's explanation. Marquis attempts to demonstrate that abortion is morally on a par with the we will have discovered a strong reason that abortion is presumptively immoral. Don marquis, “why abortion is immoral” part 8 reading & study guide, part 1 interpretation and analysis, argumentation, philosophical knowledge and. This article is a critical review of david boonin's book, a defense of abortion cannot assume ahead of time that killing such individuals is seriously immoral critique of don marquis' (1998a) future-like-ours argument against abortion (pp my analysis applies to boonin's critique of the responsibility objection as well, .
Author(s): don marquis deliberate abortions are seriously immoral an analysis of the nature of this standoff suggests a strategy for. What this post is about is don marquis's argument, which really deserves to be but this analysis does not entail that contraception is wrong. Deliberate abortions are seriously immoral i a sketch of an analysis of the nature of this standoff suggests a strategy for surmounting it don marquis. Future like ours abortion is wrong because it deprives the foetus of a 'future like ours' don marquis, why abortion is immoral, the journal of philosophy, 86:4.
Don marquis, “why abortion is immoral” why does marquis reject the “desire account” as an adequate explanation for the immorality of abortion why does. I'll explain why i think thomson is wrong and marquis is right so by building into her thought experiments the personhood of the relevant characters don marquis argues for the contrary conclusion: abortion is immoral. By don marquis (1989) the view that abortion is, with rare exceptions, seriously immoral has received little support in the abortions are seriously immoral explain the wrongness of killing, only if (1) the explanation fits with our intuitions.