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One?of?the?requirements?of?any?ethics?class?is?that?students?read?primary?source?materials?concerning?an?issue
covered?in?the?course.?So?in?this?final?essay,?please?choose?one?of?the?issues?that?we?have?covered?in?the?second
half?of?the?course?from?euthanasia?to?global?issues.?Once?you?have?chosen?an?issue?that?you?are?interested?in,?you
are?to?read?the?two?essays?at?the?end?of?the?weekly?readings?concerning?it.?The?paper?will?be?a?compare?and
contrast?paper?evaluating?the?different?points?of?view?of?those?two?authors.?In?order?to?write?this?paper?you?need
to:
Determine?each?author?s?view?concerning?the?issue.
State?all?of?the?reasons?why?each?author?believes?in?his?point?of?view.?Explain?each?of?his?reasons?fully.
Explain?the?similarities?and?differences?between?the?points?of?view?of?the?two?authors.
State?which?of?the?authors?makes?the?most?reasonable?case?concerning?the?issue.
Do?not?use?personal?opinion?here.?Use?the?moral?principles?stated?in?Module?2?to?substantiate?any?position?you
decide?to?take.
Given?the?nature?of?this?essay,?it?should?be?lengthy????perhaps?6?pages?or?more.?Double?space?the?paper,?with
your?name?on?the?first?page?top?left.?State?the?name?of?the?course?and?also?the?date?below?your?name.?Use
quotation?marks?when?appropriate,?and?use?in?text?citation.?You?are?not?to?use?any?outside?source;?use?only?the
essays?in?the?text.
The?topic?will?be?on?abortion.?
1.)?Abortion?is?also?complex?and?the?arguments?for?an?against?it?can?be?divided?into?two?groups;?i.e.,?those?that
focus?on?whether?the?fetus?is?a?person,?and?those?that?focus?on?the?situation?of?the?mother.?Views?that?focus?on
personhood?argue?that?when?the?developing?fetus?becomes?a?person,?it?can?no?longer?be?aborted.?But?when
exactly?does?that?happen??The?court?case?of?Roe?v.?Wade?claims?that?personhood?is?apparent?at?the?end?of?the
first?trimester.?Is?this?true??Many?say,?no.?But?then,?when??The?view?that?abortion?depends?on?other?factors?than
personhood?involve?the?health?of?the?mother?and?also?whether?the?fetus?itself?is?developing?normally.?Economic
factors?can?also?be?considered.?All?factors?must?be?examined?before?one?can?justifiably?abort?a?fetus.
2.)?Article?by?Judith?Jarvis?Thomson,??A?defense?of?Abortion?.

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Description
One?of?the?requirements?of?any?ethics?class?is?that?students?read?primary?source?materials?concerning?an?issue
covered?in?the?course.?So?in?this?final?essay,?please?choose?one?of?the?issues?that?we?have?covered?in?the?second
half?of?the?course?from?euthanasia?to?global?issues.?Once?you?have?chosen?an?issue?that?you?are?interested?in,?you
are?to?read?the?two?essays?at?the?end?of?the?weekly?readings?concerning?it.?The?paper?will?be?a?compare?and
contrast?paper?evaluating?the?different?points?of?view?of?those?two?authors.?In?order?to?write?this?paper?you?need
to:
Determine?each?author?s?view?concerning?the?issue.
State?all?of?the?reasons?why?each?author?believes?in?his?point?of?view.?Explain?each?of?his?reasons?fully.
Explain?the?similarities?and?differences?between?the?points?of?view?of?the?two?authors.
State?which?of?the?authors?makes?the?most?reasonable?case?concerning?the?issue.
Do?not?use?personal?opinion?here.?Use?the?moral?principles?stated?in?Module?2?to?substantiate?any?position?you
decide?to?take.
Given?the?nature?of?this?essay,?it?should?be?lengthy????perhaps?6?pages?or?more.?Double?space?the?paper,?with
your?name?on?the?first?page?top?left.?State?the?name?of?the?course?and?also?the?date?below?your?name.?Use
quotation?marks?when?appropriate,?and?use?in?text?citation.?You?are?not?to?use?any?outside?source;?use?only?the
essays?in?the?text.
The?topic?will?be?on?abortion.?
1.)?Abortion?is?also?complex?and?the?arguments?for?an?against?it?can?be?divided?into?two?groups;?i.e.,?those?that
focus?on?whether?the?fetus?is?a?person,?and?those?that?focus?on?the?situation?of?the?mother.?Views?that?focus?on
personhood?argue?that?when?the?developing?fetus?becomes?a?person,?it?can?no?longer?be?aborted.?But?when
exactly?does?that?happen??The?court?case?of?Roe?v.?Wade?claims?that?personhood?is?apparent?at?the?end?of?the
first?trimester.?Is?this?true??Many?say,?no.?But?then,?when??The?view?that?abortion?depends?on?other?factors?than
personhood?involve?the?health?of?the?mother?and?also?whether?the?fetus?itself?is?developing?normally.?Economic
factors?can?also?be?considered.?All?factors?must?be?examined?before?one?can?justifiably?abort?a?fetus.
2.)?Article?by?Judith?Jarvis?Thomson,??A?defense?of?Abortion?.

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