Episode 49: Ethics of Abortion

Norm's Conceptual Corner

With Chalmer down for the count, Norm leads a discussion on the difficult topic of abortion. Would you save the violinist? Whose house is this anyways? And is it even possible to take someone’s life? Not every sperm is sacred in Norm’s Conceptual Corner.

References and Resources
Additional download and listening options can be found at www.archve.org 

The Thomson Article: http://spot.colorado.edu/~heathwoo/Phil160,Fall02/thomson.htm

 A good site giving references to both the Marquis and Tooley papers, and a video discussion between them: http://www.philostv.com/don-marquis-and-michael-tooley/

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