Is There Sufficient Common Ground to Resolve the Abortion Debate?

@article{Seipel2014IsTS,
  title={Is There Sufficient Common Ground to Resolve the Abortion Debate?},
  author={Peter Seipel},
  journal={The Journal of Value Inquiry},
  year={2014},
  volume={48},
  pages={517-531}
}
  • P. Seipel
  • Published 26 June 2014
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Value Inquiry
A common response to ongoing disagreement about abortion has been to look for overlap between the prolife and prochoice sides of the debate. In recent years, however, both opposing camps in the debate have claimed to be able to establish their respective positions on the basis of the same common ground. Faced with the apparent failure of philosophers to settle their differences about abortion by means of shared values, the question naturally arises: what should we do about this? It is possible…