The Ethics of Abortion Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

The Ethics of Abortion
This paper uses various ethical theories to address the issue of abortion
# 123161 | 750 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2008 | US

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In this article, the writer uses the theories of Kantianism and utilitarianism to discuss the issue of the ethics of abortion. The writer also looks at John Stuart Mill's essential principle of utility and Immanuel Kant's categorical imperative.

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"The application of ethical theories to major issues confronting humans today is challenging for several reasons. First most controversial issues can be approached from any number of perspectives. Secondly given that there are any number of ethical theories available determining whether or not a particular behavior is ethical may depend on the ethical theory used. In this essay a comparison of utilitarianism and Kantian theory will be presented and then applied to the practice of abortion. Utilitarianism as proposed by Jeremy Bentham and John ..."

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