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Paper Topics Phil 165 Spring ‘08 Paper Due: 1 st April 08 3) For a wide range of cases we do not recognize a physicians’ right to refuse treatment on moral grounds. For example, a Jehovah’s Witness doctor would not be permitted to refuse to give blood transfusions. Other cases, including emergency contraception, are not as clear. Using at least three examples of cases in which we intuitively do not recognize a right to refuse treatment and two cases in which we would, construct a set of criteria for when physicians have the right to conscientious objection . Using arguments from Cantor and Baum and/or Wall and Brown construct two objections to
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Unformatted text preview: your criteria and offer a plausible reply. Three examples of cases in which we do not recognize a right to refuse treatment 1.) When a written or oral contract has been signed. 2.) When a life is at risk and treatment is the only way to save said life, and no other lives are at risk. 3.) When treatment is available, socially acceptable, and you are licensed to give such treatment. Two examples of cases in which we do recognize a right to refuse treatment 1.) When another qualified person is available to offer the treatment 2.) When a person gives forewarning of refusal to perform a certain treatment, and they are still hired...
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