Kantian ethics understands as immoral that the human being is created and used for the purpose of obtaining money. However, in surrogacy, the child is not created for that purpose and, therefore, from Kant's perspective, surrogacy can be considered an ethical process, although other technical aspects must be taken into account to confirm this conclusion.
What's the standpoint of Kant's moral philosophy concerning surrogacy?
By Andrea Rodrigo (embryologist).
Last Update: 03/22/2017
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia along with the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Postgraduate course in Medical Genetics.