• Pedro Federico Hooft Lauterslager Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata Argentina


The objective of this research is to analyze, from a bioethical and legal perspective, one of the particularly complex situations in which a woman -and her family- might find themselves in front of a diagnosis of anencephalic fetus, and to consider weather the decision of interrupting that pregnancy would or not be ethically justifiable.

Author Biography

Profesor Titular de Filosofía del Derecho Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata Argentina.

Keywords Anancephaly, Therapeutic abortion, Eugenic abortion, Individual, Bioethics, Rights.