Chapter 23. Abortion

  1. R. G. Frey and
  2. Christopher Heath Wellman
  1. Margaret Olivia Little

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996621.ch23

A Companion to Applied Ethics

A Companion to Applied Ethics

How to Cite

Little, M. O. (2005) Abortion, in A Companion to Applied Ethics (eds R. G. Frey and C. Heath Wellman), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996621.ch23

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781557865946

Online ISBN: 9780470996621

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Keywords:

  • moral status of abortion;
  • ethical literature on abortion;
  • fetal personhood;
  • sanctity of life;
  • ending a pregnancy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Fetal Personhood: From Wrongful Interference to Positive Responsibilities

  • The Sanctity of Life: Respect Revisited