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Unformatted text preview: HW#8 Warren On Redefining for Abortion UNIT#8: WARREN ON REDEFINING FOR ABORTION (02/14/12 for 02/17/12) Mary Anne Warren, “On the Moral and Legal Status of Abortion,” The Monist, vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 43-61. Q1: Since Prof. Mary Anne Warren wants to disenfranchise fetal __people__, she faults them for not having something that she knows they don’t have, namely, for not having mature levels of __cognitive__ development. She could instead have exalted fetuses for having no education debt, no bad habits, and none of the disabilities of aging. Q2: Prof. Warren's notion of “genetic person" means a human being that is formed by DNA and derived from human parents. However, she limits the term’s use to individuals who are __undeveloped__ or under-developed or neurologically damaged....
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2012 for the course PHI 2240C taught by Professor Scrandis during the Spring '12 term at St. Johns Duplicate.
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