What Makes Humans Valuable, Part 1: Substance View of Human Persons

From Ethics at the Edge of Life

Professor Scott Klusendorf outlines in detail the philosophical argument that is the foundation of the pro-life view. This argument, as Klusendorf describes, is rooted in the value of human beings as defined by their substance. Then, Klusendorf lays out various criticisms of the pro-life view and responds to them individually.

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    by Scott Klusendorf

    52:05 — September 17, 2010

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    • Victoria Lane
    • almost 2 years ago

    I really appreciate this opportunity to learn through thisw website. I agree with Marius.

    • Marius
    • almost 5 years ago

    Fantastic lecture. This really shows that we are set apart from the rest of creation and virtually all people at some level acknowledge that we have intrinsic worth. Creation does show the fingerprint of God

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