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Katarina Krasić: The Legal and Philosophical Criteria of Personality of the Human Embryo and Fetus. Nr. 2023/4.

There is no consensus at the European level on the nature and status of the human embryo and fetus and there is no legal definition of the beginning of life. In order to determine the legal status of human embryo and fetus, it is necessary to analyse a series of a previous legal, social and philosophical-anthropological questions, such as the concept of a man, human nature and person. The paper aims to offer a more detailed picture of a mentioned philosophical concepts and relate them to the moral and legal status of the human embryo and fetus. The conclusion is drawn as to whether the human embryo and fetus is a legal subject.

The working paper is available for download here.

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