Personhood

Book - 2022

"It might seem unnecessary to define what a person is, but the issue of personhood has been a longstanding source of debate. The scope of personhood has been questioned in many applications, including human slavery, right to life and right to end life, animal rights, bioethics, corporate rights, and theology. It is believed the question will arise again as robots and artificial intelligence become more sophisticated and ingrained in our culture. What makes a person, and who gets to define p...ersonhood? Viewpoints in this volume address this fascinating topic from a number of angles"--

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Series
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Subjects
Published
New York : Greenhaven Publishing [2022].
Edition
First edition
Language
English
Physical Description
200 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
9781534507654
9781534507630
  • What is personhood?
  • How can corporations be persons?
  • When does personhood begin and end?
  • Could artificial intelligence attain personhood?