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Final Exam Study Guide Part 2: Yellow book chs. 33 & 34 In Defense of Abortion (Ch. 33) 1. Thomson's stance (for the sake of argument) on the moral status of the fetus: 2. The violinist analogy and what it is intended to prove about abortion: 3. Thomson's argument against “the extreme view:” 4. Thomson on what it means to have a “right to life:” 5. Thomson's argument for the permissibility of abortion in cases of consensual sex: 6. Thomson's burglar and people-seed analogies: 7. Thomson argues that there are some cases of abortion that are morally questionable. What are these cases and why does Thomson think they are exceptions? Why Abortion is Immoral (Ch. 33) 1. What are the general problems Marquis finds in the traditional arguments for and
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Unformatted text preview: against abortion, and how does Marquis think he can resolve this standoff? 2. Marquis's argument against the view that killing is wrong simply because it harms or pains the victim: 3. Marquis's argument against the view that killing is wrong simply because of its negative social consequences: 4. Marquis's argument for when and why killing is wrong: 5. How does Marquis's argument apply to the moral status of abortion? 6. Does Marquis's argument against abortion also make the use of contraception wrong? How does he reply to this problem? Final Exam Study Guide Part 2: Yellow book chs. 33 & 34...
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