Defending life : a moral and legal case against abortion choice / Francis J. Beckwith.

Defending Life, first published in 2007, is arguably the most comprehensive defense of the pro-life position on abortion - morally, legally, and politically - that has ever been published in an academic monograph. It offers a detailed and critical analysis of Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Ca...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Beckwith, Francis.
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Abortion and moral argument
  • The Supreme Court, Roe v. Wade, and abortion law
  • Abortion, liberalism, and state neutrality
  • Science, the unborn, and abortion methods
  • Popular arguments : pity, tolerance, and ad hominem
  • The nature of humanness and whether the unborn is a moral subject
  • Does it really matter whether the unborn is a moral subject? : the case from bodily rights
  • Cloning, bioethics, and reproductive liberty
  • Conclusion : a case for human inclusiveness.