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Abortion: An Analysis of Moral Arguments

(Original title: Interrupcia – analýza morálneho sporu)
Filozofia, 60 (2005), 1, 33-51.
Type of work: Papers
Publication language: Slovak

Abortion is a controversial and divisive topic. The paper gives a short review of the main approaches throughout the history of European thinking to this complex problem. Moral concerns about abortion often turn on the questions of when human life can be said to has began and what is the moral status of human embryo and fetus. The paper gives also an outline of several scientific and religious attempts to solve the problem.

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