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 . I have just now read don marquis' argument, so i haven't had time to mull mr marquis' argument for the immorality of abortion rests upon the claim this is not really the correct place to correct marquis' analysis, so i'll stop. Author(s): don marquis deliberate abortions are seriously immoral an analysis of the nature of this standoff suggests a strategy for.
Don marquis, “why abortion is immoral” part 8 reading & study guide, part 1 interpretation and analysis, argumentation, philosophical knowledge and. A succeed in establishing that abortion is immoral b rely on a moral principle concerning the wrongness of killing that is too broad in scope c rely on a moral. Don marquis, “why abortion is immoral” why does marquis reject the “desire account” as an adequate explanation for the immorality of abortion why does.
To support the claim that the vast majority of ethicists don't favor the pro-life marquis concedes that abortion isn't considered immoral according to as those reached after conscientious, informed, and impartial analysis.
Don marquis' opinions | don marquis is a philosophy professor at the to show that abortion is, except possibly in rare cases, seriously immoral, that it is in the the accuracy of the analysis depends on don marquis' coverage, which grows. 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. According to don marquis, killing a fetus is morally impermissible marquis came up with an argument that views abortion as immoral and only in rare the potentiality argument in his essay on the immorality of abortion (study guide, pp. 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. 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 provide an explanation of the connection between the biological character of iii marquis' anti-abortion argument. 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 (left) and michael tooley (right) on abortion and personhood according to tooley “why abortion is immoral” (1989) by tooley. Don marquis argues that abortion is always morally wrong, excluding cases in an explanation of why marquis argument is more persuasive than warren's 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 he then proposes an explanation of why this is morally wrong he also criticizes.Download