Q: Is abortion proportionalism, utilitarianism or natural law?

A:Kind of a mixture between utilitarianism and natural law I'd say. There are many reasons people seek abortion. Usually what it comes down to is that they know c...Read More »

Q: Why do our intuitions about the morality/legality of abortion sup...

A:Everyone would prefer if no moral consequences attached to the things they want to do. Or calories to the things they want to eat. Alas, it's not so. So, there ...Read More »

Q: What advise would a utilitarian give a pregnant teen that wants a...

A:Depends on what life the teen would have by having the baby. If it would be like today in the US with the majority quit school, not go to college, ending up on ...Read More »

Q: To what extent is Utilitarianism a useful method of making decisi...

A:Well let's see the greatest good for the greatest number - does the foetus (UK spellin) have the same claim to happiness as a fully formed person such as it's m...Read More »

Q: Utilitarianism and Kantianism applied to abortion.

A:I'm not sure where you get this. A Kantian presumably would say that no one should adopt a rule for themselves regarding abortion that could not also be a unive...Read More »

abortion and utilitarianism

Abortion. This essay is an analysis of abortion in utilitarian terms. Compared to some writings on abortion, it is very short. And it is short for good reason: .
Utilitarianism. Utilitarianism is teleological, concerned with ends or outcomes. Utilitarians would ask whether having an abortion brings about the greatest good. Utilitarianism - Kant - Natural Law - Situation Ethics
Ethical issues include Abortion, Euthanasia, Genetic Engineering, War, Infertility .Bentham s Hedonic Calculus makes Utilitarianism the easiest ethical theory to .
If abortion caused more general misery than happines (and this might be the case if a majority is dismayed by it), a utilitarian would have to .
On Singer s Utilitarian Argument about Abortion. Richmond Journal of Philosophy 17 (Spring 2008). Keith Crome. Is Peter Singer s Utilitarian Argument about .
Its provisions allowed an abortion to take place if two doctors agreed that. the mother s life is.Utilitarianism is a teleological approach to ethics. They would say .
In this case there are several different factors that contribute to the decision to have an abortion. First you have the four children that already .
Popular Q&A

Any more abortion stories like this?
Is there even anything wrong with this baby? Just because the other pregnancies were unsucessiful doesn't mean that this one will be. I would definitely at least wait to see if there was something majorly wrong with this baby or not before even considering it.

Do abortion clinics refuse service to mothers in their third trimester?
In the US, most states refuse abortions beyond 20 weeks, because after that they are deemed partial birth abortions. Very rarely will you ever find a doctor or clinic willing to do it after 16 weeks. Some say it is because that is around the time a gender can be determined making the fetus...

Twin abortion?
Yes, it's called selective abortion. Most women can carry twins without serious complications so this is done more commonly in women with carrying 3 or more babies. Usually they were getting fertility treatments and had several eggs "take." The embryos which are not growing as well are the...

How much does a chemical abortion cost in Arizona clinics?
After checking with Google, it appears that there are a number of different prices for a medical abortions in the AZ area, which is the same nationwide. The cost varies from $295 to $800 depending on the type of treatment you are looking for. I listed a few sites including the Google that I...

Judaism Views on abortion?
The orthodox and many of the conservative follow the scriptures and view abortion as sin. While most of the reform consider it ok. Psalms 139:13-16 For You formed my inward parts- You knit me together in my mother’s womb. I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made- Marvelous...