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10.10.2007 Marquis abortion is wrong

10.10.2007 Marquis abortion is wrong - Marquis An Argument...

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Marquis “An Argument that Abortion is Wrong” 3 more arguments for FLO 4 objections and replies Some more worries
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From last time Intractability of rights FLO as the principle that underwrites why killing is wrong. Argument 1 for FLO
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Why does FLO underwrite the wrongness of killing? Argument 2 (p. 142). - It explains why killing another is one of the worst crimes. It deprives me of more than any other crime “This explains why we make the penalty for murder greater than the penalty for other crimes” (142). - Explains why killing is only acceptable in rare circumstances—when that good is trumped by other goods or duties e.g., self-defense, killing to save one's self (the big man in the cave), killing in a just war
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Why does FLO underwrite the wrongness of killing? Argument 3 - It gets the cases right - Explains both why we think: (1) it permissible to take the life of one is permanently unconscious (2) it is not permissible to take the life of one who is temporarily unconscious. - Explains why we treat suicide victims - Explains why it is wrong to kill non-human aliens who are like us in all other respects.
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