Archive for June 2015

Senior Research Fellowship in History, Law, or Philosophy at All Souls College

This just in from the Philosophy Research Network: All Souls College Senior Research Fellowships in History, Law, and Philosophy HUM does not endorse or warrant any professional or job opening announcement, and assumes no liability regarding these announcements. When answering queries, please say you saw it on HUM. All Souls College Senior Research Fellowships in […]

Overcoming the Imaginative Barrier to Embryonic Personhood

Our immediate intuitions sometimes favor the pro-life position and sometimes oppose it. An ultrasound video of an unborn child sucking its thumb makes a case against abortion that reason hardly need supplement. But a zygote photographed just after an in vitro conception is not so easily recognizable as a human being or person. Pro-lifers often […]

ProVita Summer edition in the works

I am beginning work on the summer edition of the online ProVita Newsletter of University Faculty for Life. Please send contributions in the following categories to the following e-mail address: provitanews@yahoo.com.  The more contributions we get, the better the newsletter! UFL news (including chapter news). The scholarly activities of UFL member. Useful web sites or other […]

UN discusses the Right to Life

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights recently held a discussion on the meaning of the “right to life” on the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. This link takes you to the papers.

Cooperation with Evil Flowchart

I just ran across this flow chart by David Rummelhoff that helps you decide whether an action you are thinking of taking is an illicit cooperation with evil. It is perhaps somewhat simplistic, as any such effort would be, but it does give one a path to follow in thinking about confusing situations. For those that aren’t […]

State-by-state stats on abortion between 2010 and 2013

The Washington Post published some AP statistics comparing the annual numbers of abortions in each state between 2010 and 2013. Five states do not keep statistics: California, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey and Wyoming.