Pro-choice abortion advocates decried the charges against Ms Jones as an attempt by the state to enforce "personhood
", a movement which works for the rights of foetuses to be recognised as people.
He discusses ethics, the logic of argumentation, and basic embryological facts; personhood
arguments defending abortion; personhood
arguments critiquing abortion as morally wrong; what should be done if the meaning of personhood
cannot be determined; the issue of women's rights; abortion through the perspective of the ethics of killing; the ethics of abortion from the perspective of a virtue ethics theory; feminist arguments on abortion; abortion-related bioethical issues concerning prenatal screening, human embryonic stem cell research, and cloning; and the legal consequences for the abortion law of five key US Supreme Court cases.
No longer can society afford to define personhood
conditionally through values reinforced by a patriarchal society; instead, we should recognise personhood
as an individual's right to inherent human dignity to be protected by the state and its machinery.
We confer legal personhood
to designate certain rights and privileges, but that's a completely arbitrary legal choice decided by a society.
Cloth, $80.00--Semler proposes to extract from Aristotle's ethical writings a philosophically interesting account of personhood
. Beginning with Locke's observation that persons are intelligent agents capable of law, happiness, and misery, she suggests that in offering a morally rich account of happiness Aristotle must also be offering an implicit account of personhood
In astrology the concept of personhood
is a curious thing.
Over the past six years, pro-life advocates have used Targeted Regulation of Abortion Provider (TRAP) laws and state-level constitutional personhood
amendments to end abortion.
In this Essay I want to reject the suggestion that personhood
is not important.
devices, arguments regarding fetal personhood
and maternal deviance.
The anthropology of gender and of personhood
, and questions concerning their interrelationship, hold an important place in studies of Oceania.
After that case, groups sprang up to fight corporate personhood
. Others rebranded themselves by newly taking aim at it.