Fathers and Fetuses

@article{Harris1986FathersAF,
  title={Fathers and Fetuses},
  author={George Washington Harris},
  journal={Ethics},
  year={1986},
  volume={96},
  pages={594 - 603}
}
  • G. Harris
  • Published 1986
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Ethics
Harris postulates that in certain instances it would be morally impermissible for a woman to have an abortion because it would be a wrongful harm to the father and a violation of his autonomy. He constructs and analyzes five cases chosen to elucidate the moral issues involved and concludes that, for a man to lay claim to the fetus being his in a sense that the mother is obligated to respect, the fetus must be the result of his having pursued a legitimate interest in procreation in a morally… Expand
Fathers and abortion.
  • E. Di Nucci
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of medicine and philosophy
  • 2014
I argue that it is possible for prospective mothers to wrong prospective fathers by bearing their child; and that lifting paternal liability for child support does not correct the wrong inflicted toExpand
Fathers and Abortion
I argue that it is possible for prospective mothers to wrong prospective fathers by bearing their child; and that lifting paternal liability for child support does not correct the wrong inflicted toExpand
Fatherhood and Child Support: Do Men Have a Right to Choose?
ABSTRACT My primary aim is to call into question an influential notion of paternal responsibility, namely, that fathers owe support to their children due to their causal responsibility for theirExpand
Abortion and Fathers’ Rights
In this chapter I argue that three widely accepted principles regarding abortion and parental rights are prima facie jointly inconsistent. These principles are probably accepted by most who considerExpand
The Abortion Decision: What About Dad?
The modern utilitarian abortion debate focuses on how women are affected by abortion but has neglected the utilitarian concerns of men. Abortion is currently justified based on ethical claims thatExpand
What Do Gestational Mothers Deserve?
This paper analyzes the following question: What do women deserve, ethically speaking, when they agree to gestate a fetus on behalf of third parties? I argue for several claims. First, I argue thatExpand
Abortion and Ectogenesis: Moral Compromise
TLDR
It is argued those opposed to abortion have a prima facie moral obligation to pursue ectogenesis technology and provide ectogenesis for disconnected fetuses as part of a moral compromise. Expand
Men and Abortion: A Review of Empirical Reports Concerning the Impact of Abortion on Men
Research concerning elective abortion has focused on women. However, as men are involved in conception and termination, they may also be affected by abortion. Empirical reports concerning theExpand
Men’s Task in Luce Irigaray’s Ethics of Sexual Difference: Privilege, Responsibility, and Reparations
MEN’S TASK IN LUCE IRIGARAY’S ETHICS OF SEXUAL DIFFERENCE: PRIVILEGE, RESPONSIBILITY, AND REPARATIONS Andrew Alan Robinson Advisor: University of Guelph, 2014 Professor Karen Houle In my dissertationExpand
Men's involvement in antenatal care and labour: rethinking a medical model.
TLDR
Three ethical justifications for involving men in antenatal and maternity health care are provided, and how each necessarily constrains the nature of this involvement is discussed, which leads into a broader exploration of the medicalisation of men's transition to fatherhood. Expand
...
1
2
...