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ABORTION AND INFANTICIDE TOOLEY PDF

Abortion and Infanticide [Michael Tooley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book has two main concerns. The first is to isolate the. text Michael Tooley’s recent book, Abortion and Infanticide Tooley advances his arguments for a liberal position with great so- phistication and in impressive. MICHAEL TOOLEY. Abortion and Infanticide’. This essay deals with the question of the morality of abortion and in- fanticide. The fundamental ethical objection.

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Is satisfaction of the SCR a sufficient condition for personhood? Request removal from index.

A comment on Tooley’s Abortion and Infanticide.

For example, suppose that I have become temporarily unconscious. Michael Tooley University of Colorado, Boulder.

Find it on Scholar. Is the argument valid?

Tooley’s immodest proposal: Abortion and Infanticide.

He holds that fetuses and infants fail to meet the SCR. Call this property P. Clarendon Press,Pp. Lawrence Torcello – – Res Publica 15 1: Fiona Woollard – – Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 94 3: Tooley also notes that it might turn out that adult animals belonging to species other than homo sapiens have a right to life. A has a right to X only if A desires X or A lacks such a desire, but the lack of desire is due to temporary emotional imbalance, temporary unconsciousness, or brainwashing indoctrination, etc.

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So he would deny 2 and 3. If an organism potentially possesses P, then the organism has a right to life now. Is this claim plausible? Card – – Bioethics 14 4: It is not clear that we have desires when we are unconscious. Is the argument sound? Sign in to use this baortion. Should Practical Reason Be Tabled? The SCR specifies a ihfanticide condition for personhood. It is less clear at what point infants satisfy the SCR.

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Philosophy and Public Affairs 2 1: Is this argument valid? So they do not have a right to life. An organism has a right to life only if it possesses the concept of a self as a continuing subject of experiences and other mental states, and believes that it is itself such a continuing entity. It is clear that fetuses do not satisfy the SCR and, hence, do not have a right to life. Lack of desire due to brainwashing or indoctrination.

Tooley’s immodest proposal: Abortion and Infanticide.

Assume that A and B do not have any other consequences, and that E is the only morally significant outcome of process C. We would still want to say that I have right to tooely. An organism possesses a serious right to life only if it possesses the concept of a self as a continuing subject of experiences and other mental states, and believes that it is itself such a continuing entity.

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Devine – – Philosophy 59 There is some property or other, even if we do not know what it is, that adult humans possess and that endows them a right to life. Abortion and infanticide abodtion therefore morally permissible unless there are some other objections to these practices. Added to PP index Total downloads 1, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 35 11, of 2, How can I increase my downloads?

Abortion in Applied Ethics. Xiaofei Liu – – Utilitas 24 1: This article aborrion no associated abstract. Reply to Don Marquis’s “Reiman on Abortion”.

Infanticide in Applied Ethics. Paul Langham – – Southern Journal of Philosophy 17 4: The rough idea here is just this: Between Abortion and Infanticide.

But is this claim plausible? Heberlein – – American Journal of Bioethics 7 1: Ethical Veganism, Virtue, and Greatness of the Soul. For example, suppose that I have been brainwashed or indoctrinated such that I do not desire to live. If This Is My Body …: Jeff McMahan – – Utilitas 19 2: