(1) First, evaluate the two empirical (i.e., descriptive) premises in the argument. Are they reasonable
to accept as true? Why or why not? Defend your response with reasons
Yes, they are reasonable to accept as true because justice in health care is usual
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It is always morally wrong to kill an innocent person. For this reason, it would not be
morally wrong to pull the switch, but it would be morally wrong to push the heavy man.
1) It is always morally wrong to
The premise of Crouch's argument that Tucker would claim is false is the one that states
that 2 Forgoing cochlear implantation surgery may be in a prelingually deaf child's best
interest when the child has a reasonable shot at becoming a full member of th
1. It is wrong for a parent to terminate a pregnancy if the child can reasonably be expected to
live a satisfying life.
2. Abortion is killing when the mother does not agree to the sex of the child.
3. Therefore, it is wrong for a parent to ter
1.) Harm minimization: Accepts, for better and for worse, that licit and illicit drug use is
part of our world and chooses to work to minimize its harmful effects rather than simply
ignore or condemn them
Autonomy: The principle of autonomy recognizes the
(1) the section of Robertsons article where he argues that the moral right to reproduce includes
the right to use noncoital or assisted means of reproduction. What is his argument? Identify
clearly the conclusion and the premises.
Robertson's argument for
1. What are the 2 erroneous assumptions Asch attributes to medically oriented
understandings of the impact of disability on life? How does Asch rebut these
assumptions? Provide citations (i.e., page numbers, locations) to her text to support
Hanink's argument against Y and Z's proposal can be reconstructed as follows:
It is always morally wrong to intentionally assault an innocent person.
Killing A for the purpose of saving Y and Z involves intentionally assaulting an
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1. It is always morally wrong to kill an innocent person. (P)
2. A is an innocent person. (P)
3. Therefore, the doctors must not kill A to save Y and Z. (C)
An argument is a set of two or more cla