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Persons, moral worth, and embryos

Stephen E. Napier

Persons, moral worth, and embryos

a critical analysis of pro-choice arguments

by Stephen E. Napier

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Published by Springer in Dordrecht, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Beginning of Human Life,
  • Bioethics,
  • Induced Abortion,
  • Ethics,
  • Personhood,
  • Abortion

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Stephen Napier
    SeriesPhilosophy and medicine -- v. 111, Catholic studies in bioethics, Philosophy and medicine -- v. 111., Philosophy and medicine
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ767.15 .P47 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 283 p. ;
    Number of Pages283
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25237005M
    ISBN 10940071601X
    ISBN 109789400716018
    LC Control Number2011930731
    OCLC/WorldCa733247155

    His previous publications include Virtue Epistemology: Motivation and Knowledge, and he edited Persons, Moral Worth, and Embryos. His interests include epistemology, bioethics, and the metaphysics of persons. About the Series Routledge Annals of Bioethics. Learn more Subject Categories. Humanities. Religion. Religious Ethics. Bioethics.   Robert P. George and Christopher Tollefsen present a case for the full humanity/personhood of the embryo, and all the moral rights and dignity that come with being a that kind of being. This book, unlike other pro-life apologetics, focuses specifically on the embryo, and the wrongness of killing it/5.

    Persons, Moral Worth, and Embryos A Critical Analysis of Pro-Choice Arguments Edited by Stephen Napier. Springer. Pp. $ The Sacredness of Human Life Why an Ancient Biblical Vision Is Key to the World’s Future By David P. Gushee. Eerdmans. Pp. $ Women, Sex, and the Church A Case for Catholic Teaching Edited by Erika Bachiochi. Creating embryos for research purposes is wrong because it treats this distinct human being, with his or her own inherent moral worth, as nothing more than a disposable instrument for someone else.

      One argument used by detractors of human embryonic stem cell research (hESCR) invokes Kant's formula of humanity, which proscribes treating persons solely as a means to an end, rather than as ends in themselves. According to Fuat S. Oduncu, for example, Cited by: 3. This version of secular humanism is close to some well-known Ethics, Law and Moral Philosophy of Reproductive Biomedicine, Vol. 2, No. 1, February Humanism, secularism and embryos - M Dragona-Monachou versions of secularism, but differs in other respects by being more humanistic in attributing a certain moral significance to embryos and Cited by: 2.


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[Stephen E Napier;]. Texte du rabat "Bioethicists have achieved consensus on two ideas pertaining to beginning of life issues: (1) persons are those beings capable of higher-order cognition, or self-consciousness, and (2) it is impermissible to kill only persons.

As a consequence, a consensus is reached regarding the permissibility of both destroying human embryos for research purposes and.

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Mathew Lu - - In Stephen Napier (ed.), Persons, Moral Worth, and Embryos: A Critical Analysis of Pro-Choice Arguments. Springer. Springer. “Other Selves”: Moral and Legal Proposals Regarding the Personhood of Cryopreserved Human by: 1. Persons, Moral Worth, and Embryos. por. Philosophy and Medicine (Book ) ¡Gracias por compartir.

Has enviado la siguiente calificación y reseña. Lo publicaremos en nuestro sitio Brand: Springer Netherlands. Download Citation | Persons, Moral Worth, and Embryos: A Critical Analysis of Pro-Choice Arguments | “Bioethicists have achieved consensus on two ideas pertaining to beginning of life issues: (1 Author: Stephen Napier.

1 Published as Chapter 6 of Persons, Moral Worth and Embryos: A Critical Analysis of Pro-choice Arguments from Philosophy, Law, and Science, ed. Stephen Napier (Dortrecht, The Netherlands: Springer Verlag, ), pp.

Abortion and Virtue Ethics By Mathew Lu Introduction My goal here is to consider what contemporary virtue ethics can say about the problem ofCited by: 1.

Embryonic human persons. Talking Point on morality and human embryo research. previously deactivated parts of the genome are reactivated. Bailey therefore argues that if human embryos are human beings with moral worth because of their potential to become adult humans, the same must be said of somatic cells, Cited by:   Abstract.

I am going to argue that abortion is wrong in the same circumstances in which it is wrong to kill an adult. To argue further that abortion is always wrong would require showing that it is always wrong to kill an adult or that the circumstances in which it is not wrong—say, capital punishment—never befall a by: 9.

The fourth part addresses the moral status of persons in view of specific issues such as the effects of brain injury, gene therapy, and human cloning on personhood. It extends the scope of research beyond human beings and inquires also into the moral status of animals.

The Moral Status of Persons. moral status and human embryos on the morality of destroying human embryos, raising the question of the moral status of the human embryo.1 FN:1 This chapter begins with an introduction to the biology behind ESC research.

Next I present briefly four views of moral status, based on four different criteria:Cited by: Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey as well as arguments by those who defend a Rawlsian case for abortion-choice, such as J.

Thomson. The author defends the substance view of persons as the view with the most explanatory power. The substance view entails that the unborn is a subject of moral rights from by: “Zygotes, Embryos, and Subsistence: A Response to Corcoran.” Philosophia Christi (Summer ): “The Human Being, a Person of Substance: A Response to Dean Stretton.” In Persons, Moral Worth, and Embryos: A Critical Analysis of Pro-Choice Arguments.

Edited by Stephen Napier. (Dordrecht: Springer, ), The bitter national debate over the uses of human embryos for scientific research and medical treatments has raised some troubling questions: Is it morally permissible to produce and experiment upon human embryos.

Is it morally permissible to destroy human embryos to obtain stem cells for therapeutic purposes. Is it morally permissible to treat human embryos Embryo: A Defense of Human Life. Citation/Other Information. Lu, M. ().Abortion and virtue ethics. In Stephen Napier (Ed.), Persons, moral worth and embryos: A critical analysis of pro-choice arguments from Cited by: 1.1Judith Jarvis Thomson, “A Defense of Abortion,” Philosophy and Public Affairs 1, no.

1 (): 47– 2I am using the term “fetus” in the non-technical sense of “pre-born human being,” even when I am referring to what is technically an “embryo.”File Size: 87KB.Search Results. Enter Search Terms: Book.

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