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  • Warren's Categories For Person Hood
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    Jennifer Hallock Current Moral and Social Issues Paper One: 8/7/00 In Mary Anne Warren's "The Abortion Issue", children are not persons in the empirical sense. Warren believes that prior to a certain point in a pregnancy, the child does not have "the capacity to understand" the ramifications of what an abortion would be, therefore the abortion does not infringe upon the rights of the unborn fetus. She states that: .".. in the ways that matter from a moral point of view, human fetuses are very un...
  • Their Unborn Child's Fetus
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    Fetal Tissue Implants Fetal tissue implants are a very touchy subject for a lot of different people. Many people believe in them, while other people are totally against them. When you think about it, there are many different pros and cons to it, and it would be a very difficult choice if you were actually the person who needed the implant. I am completely for the implants. Fetal tissue implants are not against the law in most states. This procedure is against the law in fifteen of the states in ...
  • Warren's Thought Experiment
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    The thought experiment by Judith Jarvis Thomson, "Diseased Musician" is irrelevant. The two scenarios are completely different. She is talking about a complete stranger compared to a fetus that is inside of you, and part of you. This thought experiment was comparing two different beings. What connects this violinist to you? What makes you want to help them? Unless they were part of my family or someone I cared about I'd never know them and in turn never feel the need to save them. If a child gro...
  • Fetus Subject To Moral Equalities
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    As science and medicine continue to evolve with advancements in technology, we as man must examine the moral and ethical principles that are possibly being overlooked. Presently, medical experiments involving the fetus show results that are considered by most to be promising. Such results include better treatments for many diseases, such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. Parents are now even able to "screen" their embryos for diseases and choose one that has the best chance of living a healthy lif...
  • Necessary To Abort The Fetus
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    Abortion Law And It's Issues Essay, Research Abortion Law And It's Issues Abortion Law and its Issue Chris Ston ID. Number: 9710769 October 10,199 Philosophy 1100 A 9 Prof. N. Brett In 1988, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in the case of Dr. Henry Morgen taler vs. Her Majesty the Queen, that section 251 of the Criminal Code of Canada, the law regarding abortion, was in fact contrary to several sections of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The most notable of these was section 7, whi...

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