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TOK final presentation


sarah somji

on 4 February 2011

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ABORTION!!! Real life situation Case study
of Jeanene Clark only 16 found out 6 weeks pregnant
told abortion is only solution - "wad of tissue"
" i felt as if a part of my soul had been taken away"
drinking heavily and drug addict
" I am angry at myself, my family, the abortion clinic, their counselors’ and the doctors.” significance? knowledge issue to what extent can reason be used to justify abortion as unethical?? defining key ideas What is abortion?

What is a fetus?

Logic and reason is a way of knowing. deductive
reasoning inductive
reasoning 2 Areas of Knowledge
Natural Science
Ethics The Natural Science "the conservative
argument" hormone
oxytocin strenghts used reasoning
emotion also plays role Counterclaims: definition of fetus
using contraceptives
in vitro fertilization
stem cell research BIAS language bias
cultural/religious bias vs biology ETHics - definition of ethical? Mary Anne Warren
fetuses moral rights moral worth
- ability to feel pleasure/pain
- communication deductive logic

- but cannot work alone we also rely on emotion + perception thought experiment conscienceness
reason KILL OR NOT TO KILL?? COUnterclaim babies
people with disabilities
autistic?? ethics objectivist
relativist reasoning Captain Spock
Star trek
ONLY reasoning!! is it justifiable?
is it ethical? IMPlications if reason was used,
- natural science, justified?
- ethics, thought experiment, justified? conclusion
using reason natural science - can we justify abortion?
ethics - is it unethical?

limitations works cited
- http://members.fortunecity.com/smashx14/abortion.html
- http://www.academon.com/Essay-Abortion-An-Ethical-Issue/16494
- http://members.fortunecity.com/smashx14/abortion.html TOK
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