Fertilization and the Beginning of a Human Individual
Ford (Norman)
Source: Norman Ford - When Did I Begin, 1988, Chapter 4
Paper - Abstract

Paper Summary


Contents

  1. Fertilization – 102
  2. The case for a human individual beginning at fertilization – 108
  3. The case against a human individual beginning at fertilization – 116
    • (i) Genetic and ontological individuality – 117
    • (ii) Identical twinning in the zygote – 119
    • (iii) The zygote as a human individual in potency – 122
    • (iv) The life process of the zygote and personhood – 124
    • (v) Biological human nature and ontological human individuation 126
    • (vi) Philosophical theories and biological facts – 129

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