Abortion is killing a potential person depriving one of its future and all the experiences which come with the future is wrong abortion does that no appeal to personhood. 402 don marquis which syllogism should we reject the anti-abortion syllogism is usually attacked by attacking its major premise: the claim that whatever is biologically.
Therefore abortion is almost always wrong _____ four arguments against marquis: 1 potentiality argument if adults have a right to life, potential adults also have this right so early term abortions are immoral. Why abortion is immoral – don marquis marquis attempts to demonstrate that abortion is morally on a par with the killing of an adult human that is, he tries to show that aborting a fetus is, except in exceptional circumstances, a serious moral wrong.
Abortion is wrong because it deprives the foetus of a 'future like ours' this argument was put forward by don marquis it's particularly appealing because it eliminates all the problems of whether the foetus is a person with rights. Don marquis, “an argument that abortion is wrong,” from hugh 0001513608indd 400 5/15/2012 2:14:26 am an argument that abortion is wrong 401 violinist the violinist, who suffers from a rare blood disease, will die if disconnected thomson argues that you surely have the right to disconnect yourself she. 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 reprinted over 80 times, and is widely cited in the philosophical debate over abortion. Don marquis ~ an argument that abortion is wrong can death ever be “a blessing” or timely this question lead us to several points: someone can be mistaken about what they will value in the future we can learn to value new things.
Don marquis (born 1935) is an american philosopher whose main academic interests are in ethics and medical ethics marquis is currently emeritus professor of philosophy at the university of kansas marquis earned an ab in anatomy and physiology from indiana university in 1957. Ethics can show, that abortion is, except possibly in rare cases, seri- ously immoral, that it is in the same moral category as killing an innocent adult human being. Abortion is wrong because it deprives the foetus of a 'future like ours' this argument was put forward by don marquis it's particularly appealing because it eliminates all the problems of.
Don marquis: why abortion is immoral i marquis' main goal the purpose of this essay is to develop a general argument for the claim that the overwhelming majority of deliberate abortions are seriously immoral (183. Don marquis also cites judith thomson’s view that fetuses have the right to live marquis uses thomson’s view to conclude that abortion is morally permissible when a pregnancy is due to rape marquis thinks that the right to life overrides the right to control one’s own body and abortion is wrong. Abortions, such as abortion before implantation or abortion when the life of a woman is threatened by a pregnancy or abortion after rape, may be morally permissible.
Don marquis: an argument that abortion is wrong thomson's view one might argue that a pregnant woman's right to control her own body doesn't come to much if it is wrong for her to take any action that ends the life of the fetus within her.
Don marquis's purpose to his essay is to set out to prove that abortion is seriously wrong he is addressing that abortion is morally wrong and should not be permitted except in certain cases the authors thesis is abortion, except perhaps in rare instances, is seriously wrong(marquis, 754. According to marquis, abortion is seriously morally wrong because it is an act of killing a being with a right to life and killing a being with a right to life is seriously morally wrong because it robs such a being of its future--a future, in particular, of great value like ours.