Why Abortion Is Immoral Essay Questions

Don Marquis

1. How is Marquis’s argument different from the usual arguments presented in the abortion debate? Do you think that this is a consideration in favor of his argument? Explain.

 

2. Do you agree with Marquis that killing is wrong because it deprives the victim of a valuable future? Explain.

 

3. Does Marquis’s account of the wrongness of killing really establish that abortion is prima facie wrong? Why or why not?