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Final exam study - Philosophy Final Study Guide According to Gallagher.one of two questions which"any rationally reflective person should ask with

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According to Gallagher. .. ...one of two questions which “any rationally reflective person should ask with respect to abortion” -- abortion is a morally defensible act for an individual to perform -- abortion is an act which the state could rightly refrain from prohibiting or regulating ...a women's “right to choose” -- makes it more difficult to answer most important questions about abortion ...talking about a women's right to choose -- makes it more difficult to answer the most important questions about abortion According to your instructor. .. ...it is inappropriate and misleading to refer to elective abortion simply as “termination of a pregnancy” -- there are other ways of terminating a pregnancy ...the claim that an elective abortion involves intentionally killing a living human fetus is -- necessarily true ...the claim that abortion is murder is true only if -- a fetus is a person -- killing a fetus is immoral -- abortion involves the intentional killing of a fetus ...claim that abortion is murder is problematic because it is not entirely clear that -- a fetus is a person -- killing a fetus is immoral ...claim that a living human fetus is a living organism with a life of its own distinct from the life of its mother
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PHIL 114 taught by Professor Griffith during the Spring '07 term at Lycoming.

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Final exam study - Philosophy Final Study Guide According to Gallagher.one of two questions which"any rationally reflective person should ask with

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