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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Call this property P.

We would still want to say that I have right to life. Tooley thinks this argument is unsound.

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. Tooley argues that these alternative proposals are implausible. Is this argument valid? Science Logic and Mathematics. If an organism does not satisfy the SCR, it is not a person. Card – – Bioethics 14 4: Jeff McMahan – – Utilitas 19 2: A Comment on Tooley’s Abortion and Infanticide.

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A Defence of the Doctrine of Doing and Allowing. This article has no associated abstract. Heberlein – – American Journal of Bioethics 7 infantickde This is a moral question.

A comment on Tooley’s Abortion and Infanticide.

Devine – – Philosophy 58 A common argument against abortion: Is this claim plausible? Separating the Infant From the Fetus. Abortion in Applied Ethics. So they do not have a right to life. Is the argument valid? If this is correct, then I do not now have a desire to live. Lack of desire due to temporary unconsciousness. There is no morally significant difference between intentionally performing B and intentionally refraining from performing A.

Is the argument sound? 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.

Michael Tooley, Abortion and infanticide – PhilPapers

Infanticide in Applied Ethics. Philosophy and Public Affairs 2 1: Request removal from index. Paul Langham – – Southern Journal of Philosophy 17 4: Xiaofei Liu – – Utilitas 24 1: Rests on two pillars: Abortion and infanticide are therefore morally permissible unless there are some other objections to these practices.

Lawrence Torcello – – Res Publica 15 1: Sign in Create an account. Fiona Woollard – – Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 94 3: Knfanticide 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. But he does not too,ey this position in his paper. But is this claim plausible?

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There is some property amd other, even if we do not know what it is, that adult humans possess and that endows them a right to life. If This Is My Body tpoley 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.

Andd Tooley University of Colorado, Boulder. It is less clear at what point infants satisfy the SCR. A key step in this argument is premise 3the claim that one has a right to X only if one desires X.