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moral status of an embryo

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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHL384H1
Professor
shawnwinsor
Semester
Winter

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Ethics Gender and Reproduction LectureJanuary 18 2012Moral Status of an Embryo9 weeks gestation abortion would be using medical 715 weeks suction16 weeks more invasiveLate termination is either an induced pregnancy or a miscarriageAre fetuses different from embryos Are embryos different from gametesOur rational concern for our survival permits our claim to a right to life our concern isnt very different in kind from our attitudes for the survival of othersRelationships matter when were talking about moral respectPeoples concern and welfare for a fetus increases as the pregnancy goes onPhysical incorporation relationship fetus is a part of a womens body people tend to bond with a child increasingly over pregnancy but not alwaysYou have a mother and offspring whos interests are in a sense interconnectedWomen were not willing to count the existence of their child in the world without them rather terminate than have their child in t
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