Single Idea 2844

[catalogued under 24. Applied Ethics / C. Death Issues / 3. Abortion]

Full Idea

If an unwanted child is conceived, abortion should be procured before the embryo has acquired life and sensation.

Gist of Idea

Abortions should be procured before the embryo has acquired life and sensation

Source

Aristotle (Politics [c.332 BCE], 1335b24)

Book Reference

Aristotle: 'The Politics', ed/tr. Sinclair,T.A. /Saunders,T. [Penguin 1992], p.443