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Class Notes 12.6.07

Class Notes 12.6.07 - Tooley Secular conservative position...

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Tooley Secular conservative position o Main conservative position has been based on potentiality principle If entity has potential to become something with right to life, then it ought to be treated as having right to life when it first has that potential We all have potential to become president/ Jeff has potential to become pitcher, however the fetus has potential in a stronger sense o Moral Symmetry Principle Section 5 (around p. 58) “My argument turns on the following principles”: C is a causal process that normally leads to outcome E , which is morally significant Action A initiates process C B is an action that stops process C There is no moral difference between intentionally performing action B and intentionally refraining from performing action A Commission = Omission Cats v. Kittens Suppose there’s a chemical you could inject into a kitten that would give it the morally relevant principles to give it the right
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