This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
Unformatted text preview: e of achieving such a result make the grave mistake of denying
the inalienable right to life of all human beings from the
moment of conception to natural death. " Pope Benedict XVI
Ontology and Ethical Obligation
Do Not Always Overlap
Example: One might agree that the embryo
is a human being, and yet that we do not
have obligations toward it. Abortion-ondemand is often advocated based on a
woman’s right to self-determination.
http://www.usatoday.com/news/religion/story/2011-11-12/Vatican-stem-cells/51177262/1 "The destruction of even one human life can never be justiﬁed in
terms of the beneﬁt that it might conceivably b...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 03/28/2014 for the course ZOO 470 taught by Professor Hardin during the Spring '08 term at Wisconsin.
- Spring '08