Abortion - Research Article from Encyclopedia of Philosophy

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Animal Rights and Welfare; Bioethics; Rights.

Bibliography

Beckwith, Francis J. Politically Correct Death: Answering Arguments for Abortion Rights. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 1993.

Boonin, David. A Defense of Abortion. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Brody, Baruch. Abortion and the Sanctity of Human Life: A Philosophical View. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1975.

Burgess, J. A., and S. A. Tawia. "When Did You First Begin to Feel It? Locating the Beginning of Human Consciousness." Bioethics 10 (1) (1996): 1–26. An extremely useful discussion for sentience-based views.

Davis, Nancy. "Abortion and Self-Defense." In Abortion: Moral and Legal Perspectives, edited by Jay L. Garfield and Patricia Hennessey, pp. 186–210. Amherst: The University of Massachusetts Press, 1984.

Dworkin, Ronald. Life's Dominion: An Argument about Abortion, Euthanasia, and Individual Freedom. New York: Knopf, 1993.

Engelhardt, H. Tristam, Jr. The Foundations of Bioethics. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986. An attempt to place the personhood strategy in the context of an...

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