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MIDTERM 3-4 short essays Utilitarianism Autonomy Kantianism Truth telling, confidentiality; what does informed consent require? Is it ever okay to deceive a patient? Tarasoff case, argument for and against Limits to justified medical paternalism—when is/isn’t paternalism justified What are the main arguments across the spectrum for abortion? What are the central ethical problems concerning abortion? Issues pro/con IVF; are there limits to its use? Who decides? Procreative liberty/responsibility; surrogate motherhood—is there any problem connected to this? Market of gametes—is this unethical? Selecting the characteristics of one’s offspring—arguments for and against What is the difference between enhancement and treatment Class notes One of the major uses for IVF is because of fertility problems. o IS INFERTILITY A DISEASE? This is an important question because: people feel more comfortable ethically if they are able to refer to their condition as a disease, because it makes them feel as though there is some
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