Women, ectogenesis and ethical theory.

  title={Women, ectogenesis and ethical theory.},
  author={L. Cannold},
  journal={Journal of applied philosophy},
  volume={12 1},
  • L. Cannold
  • Published 1995
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Journal of applied philosophy
The nature of two influential theories on the moral status of abortion logically commits them to welcoming the advent of ectogenesis (the gestation of human beings outside the womb) as a solution to the abortion conflict. However, qualitative research into women's response to ectogenesis reveals that both women in favour and women opposed to abortion rights reject the technology on surprisingly similar grounds. The abortion framework which led women to reject ectogenesis as an ethical… Expand

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