Essays Tagged: "Mary Anne Warren"

Auguments about Abortion

on isthe killing of a child, but pro-choice people do not consider the fetus a child. Aphilosopher, Mary Anne Warren, proposed that consciousness, reasoning, self-motivatedactivity, and self awareness ...

(4 pages) 245 2 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

My view on "abortion" may agree and disagree with certain arguments each Philosopher has. I will be discussing Mary Anne Warren, Don Marquis, and Barbara Katz Rothman.

view, either pro-life or pro-choice, and depending on each Philosopher, which I will be discussing Mary Anne Warren, Don Marquis, and Barbara Katz Rothman, each view will have different conclusions w ... and Tom's issue of whether it was morally right or wrong to abort the abnormal fetus. According to Mary Anne Warren, abortion is defined as "the act a woman performs in deliberately terminating her p ...

(4 pages) 469 10 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Is Abortion Immoral?

because a zygote has the potential to develop into a human does not necessarily mean that it will. Mary Anne Warren argues that there are five features (sentience, emotionality, reason, communication ...

(5 pages) 232 3 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality


f it is morally acceptable to abort a fetus one hour before birth, why is it wrong two hours later?"Mary Anne Warren is a strong advocate for the view of pro-choice. She wrote an article "On the Moral ... de whatever right to life it may be appropriate to ascribe to a fetus, even a fully developed one." Mary Ann Warren also talks about being part of a moral community. Warren claims that there are peopl ...

(9 pages) 254 4 4.2 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

"Why the topic of abortion is intersting and my argument against it" q1:why it's interesting q2:my argument q3:actions that could make a difference

n is seriously immoral.However, I do give some credit to the arguments for abortion. In my opinion, Mary Anne Warren presents the most persuasive argument. She states that there are two different sens ...

(6 pages) 123 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Fallacy Summary and Application Paper

kill innocent human beingsFetuses are innocent human beingsTherefore, it is wrong to kill fetuses. (Mary Anne Warren)Find the key word that is used twice, and then show that a definition, which is app ... . Identifying the issue forces us to think of what the problem is and what can be done to fix it.SummaryIn conclusion, identifying logical fallacies is an important skill for everyone to gain knowledg ...

(4 pages) 156 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

China's girls

nd overall economyGendercide is gender-selective mass killing basically. The term was first used by Mary Anne Warren in her 1985 book, Gendercide: The Implications of Sex Selection. Warren drew "an an ...

(7 pages) 73 0 3.4 May/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights


r of political debate, but philosophical debate as well. In this paper, I will examine and critique Mary Anne Warren's On the Moral and Legal Status of Abortion, where she examines the moral humanity ... Legal Status of Abortion, where she examines the moral humanity of the fetus and its right to life.Mary Anne Warren describes how abortion should be kept legal without any restrictions on it. She sta ...

(5 pages) 55 1 3.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Right to Future Experiences

ife, then nearly all abortions would be outlawed. Therefore, abortion is seriously immoral.However, Mary Anne Warren, a faculty of SFSU Department of Philosophy, presents the most persuasive argument ... soning. All living things are categorized by these criteria and put into different "rights" groups (Mary A. Warren). In this categorization, an adult human, showing all five criteria fully, would be g ...

(4 pages) 14 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Every Woman Should Have The Right To Do What She W

that to call a foetus a person at conception stretches the term "person" beyond natural boundaries. Mary Anne Warren suggests that the "birth, rather than some earlier point, marks the beginning of th ... to do what they want with their bodies unless they waiver that right due to lack of responsibility.Mary Anne Warren proposes a case for the right for women to abort unwanted pregnancies. She argues t ...

(8 pages) 34 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

philosophy guide

at the morality of abortion by using the theories of Don Marquis, Judith Thomson, Peter Singer and Mary Anne Warren to assert my opinion that the crux of the abortion debate is dictated by distinctio ... tures, this distinction is irrelevant, as the foetus will in the future, once born, value its life.1Mary Anne Warren and Peter Singer both acknowledge that human development is a gradual process, and ...

(5 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays