A defense of abortion

@inproceedings{Boonin2002ADO,
  title={A defense of abortion},
  author={D. Boonin},
  year={2002}
}
David Boonin has written the most thorough and detailed case for the moral permissibility of abortion yet published. Critically examining a wide range of arguments that attempt to prove that every human fetus has a right to life, he shows that each of these arguments fails on its own terms. He then explains how even if the fetus does have a right to life, abortion can still be shown to be morally permissible on the critique of abortion's own terms. Finally he considers several pro-life… Expand
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