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Cases for Discussion module 5: As in all cases for this course, you must identify the parties and the moral issue(s) at stake. Then concentrate on identifying the rights that are at stake. Are they liberty rights? Claim rights? If claim rights, against whom are the claims addressed? Try also, to see if there are any duties of natural law that you think are relevant.Case 5, p. 93+On a Sunday morning in the Spring of 2010 in New York City, a homeless man attempted to save a woman from an attacker and was stabbed in the process. For over an hour he lay bleeding on the sidewalk in plain view of passersby. Several people stopped to look at him. One man shook him. Another took a photo of him with a cell phone. But no one helped him or called 911. The man died there.The parties involved in this case are the homeless man, the woman, the attacker and the people on the sidewalk. The moral issue at hand is that none of the passersby’s showed any compassionate to the dying man. Personal views or interests should not be an obstruction to offering help to those in need. Positive Rights are involved here as our text states. “Positive rights involve things others ought to do or provide for individuals. For instance, if I am injured

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