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Unformatted text preview: xistence.! Cons - under the right conditions, most embryos will develop CNS function, given then chance. This highlights the distinction between a “human with potential" vs. a “potential human”.! Such functionalist approaches are problematic for infants, the disabled, and at the end of life (beyond this course). From A Child Is Born Development: Continuous Human Embryos: Ramsey Colloquium, 1995 “The [embryo] is human; it will not articulate itself into some other kind of animal. Any being that is human is a human being. If it is objected that, at five days or fifteen days, the embryo does not look like a human being, it must be pointe...
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