Phil 140 Final Review

Phil 140 Final Review - Section 1: Abortion, Euthanasia,...

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Section 1: Abortion, Euthanasia, Death Penalty Abortion: What is an abortion? Possible stages at which abortion becomes morally/legally wrong: Consequentialist Arguments: In favor of abortion: Against abortion: Rights-based Arguments: In favor of abortion: Against abortion: Grounds for Personhood (at least 4 possible criteria): Be able to explain the violinist argument/analogy Euthanasia: What is euthanasia? Passive: Active: Voluntary: Nonvoluntary: Involuntary: American Medical Association position: Consequentialist Arguments: In favor of VAE: Against VAE: Slippery Slope Arguments Against VAE: Active vs. Passive Euthanasia: Is there a moral difference? Killing vs. Allowing to Die Principle of Double Effect: Rights-based Arguments: In favor of VAE: Against VAE: Death Penalty: The moral problem of punishment: Two Strategies for justifying legal punishment: Utilitarian: Objections: Retributivist: Objections:
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Possible Justifications for the Death Penalty (at least three): Objections: Possible Reasons for Eliminating (or limiting) the Death Penalty (at least four):
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