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Author Meyers, Chris, 1968-

Title The fetal position : a rational approach to the abortion issue / Chris Meyers

Publ Info Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2010
 RWU Main Library  HQ767.15 .M49 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 216 pages ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Philosophy to the rescue! -- What is the soul? -- Life begins at conception. So what? -- Abnormal human development -- Responsibility -- The potentiality argument -- The golden rule argument against abortion -- Rights of the pregnant woman -- Consequences -- Virtue
Note Provides a philosophical analysis of some of the most common arguments on both sides of the abortion issue as an example of engaging critical thinking for moral issues
LC subject Abortion -- Moral and ethical aspects
Mesh Subject Abortion, Induced -- ethics
Beginning of Human Life -- ethics
Philosophy, Medical
Public Opinion
ISBN 9781591027683 (pbk.)
1591027683 (pbk.)