Chapter

Was I Ever a Fetus?

Eric T. Olson

in The Human Animal

Published in print September 1999 | ISBN: 9780195134230
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199833528 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195134230.003.0005

Series: Philosophy of Mind Series

Was I Ever a Fetus?

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The Psychological Approach implies that none of us was ever an early fetus, for none of us is in any way psychologically continuous with an early fetus. This raises several problems. There follows a discussion of when we do come into being.

Keywords: beginning of life; fetus

Chapter.  10027 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Mind

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