What is a Person: The Concept and the Implications for Ethics
This study traces the philosophical, biological, and medical developments in the understanding and definition of personhood: from its beginnings in early Christian theology to an analysis of contemporary information, reports, and ethical evaluations.
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PERSON IN AQUINAS
ALTERNATIVES TO REALISM
B UTILITARIANISM PERSONHOOD AS SOCIAL
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accept according Aquinas aspect biological body Boethius capacity cells characteristics child Christ chromosomes concept of person conclusion consciousness considered constitutive consubstantial definition of person distinct dynamic embryo loss embryo transfer ethical experience explains fact Father gametes genetic genus Gilson homo sapiens human embryo human entity human essence human person hypostasis Hypostatic Union idea Iglesias in-vitro fertilization individual infant infanticide infertility intellectual nature judgement Kuhse and Singer laparoscopies Lonergan Mary Warnock matter meaning Mill moral non-therapeutic experimentation notion O’Donovan organism ovum particular perfection personhood Peter Singer possible potency potential pregnancy primitive streak principle question rational nature reality reason recognize reference Senate Select Committee separate existence significant simply soul spare embryos species sperm spermatozoon stage Strawson strict sense subsistens subsistent substance Summa Theologica Teichmann term thing tion Tooley understanding unity Utilitarian Warnock Committee word zygote