Ben Bayer on Why Science without Philosophy Can’t Resolve Abortion Debate

Ben Bayer on Why Science without Philosophy Can’t Resolve Abortion Debate

Philosopher Ben Bayer, argues over at New Ideal, that:

“Since abortion defenders do not challenge their opponents’ philosophical assumptions or argue for alternatives, it is little surprise that their battle looks like a rearguard action in a war that has already been lost.”

“The fundamental philosophical question at the heart of the abortion debate is whether a being like the embryo or fetus has a right to life. Specialized scientific findings will not help us answer this question”

The entire article is worht a read.

Link: Science without Philosophy Can’t Resolve Abortion Debate