1. On what major assumptions is the argument by Marquis based?
2. What basic principles of abortion opponents and abortion rights supporters does Marquis cite?
3. How do advocates on both sides of the issue attempt to refine their positions? How do these reflect different definitions of human being or person?
4. With what unproblematic assumptions does Marquis believe we should begin and why?
5. Why is the loss of one’s life the greatest loss one can suffer?
6. What, then, is it that makes killing a person wrong? Does this make euthanasia wrong?
7. Why does Marquis believe that this also makes killing a fetus wrong?
8. Why does it not follow, according to Marquis, that contraception is wrong?

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