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Philosophy And Theology: Reflections On Interests And Regret, Christopher Kaczor Oct 2016

Philosophy And Theology: Reflections On Interests And Regret, Christopher Kaczor

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The article provides an assessment of the burdens of continuing a pregnancy. Topics discussed include the burdens and costs of abortion, anecdotal evidence regarding feelings of regret after opting for abortion, reference to the book "A Defense of Abortion" by David Boonin, and the violinist argument, which must take account of the possible burdens of a crisis pregnancy.


Philosophy And Theology: Reproductive Rights, Christopher Kaczor Apr 2013

Philosophy And Theology: Reproductive Rights, Christopher Kaczor

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The article discusses the philosophy and theology regarding reproductive rights and reproductive duties. It is stated that the term "reproductive rights" is a common euphemism for the ability to access abortion and contraception. It is noted that the ambiguity in speaking about reproductive rights comes from the multiple meanings of the term "rights."


Philosophy And Theology: After-Birth Abortion, Christopher Kaczor Jan 2012

Philosophy And Theology: After-Birth Abortion, Christopher Kaczor

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The article focuses on the issues related to philosophy and theology. It cites the example of an article based on the topic by philosopher Michael Tooley in the year 1972. As mentioned, article made critics of abortion squirm and also tried to extend the ethics of exclusion to cover not just prenatal but also postnatal human beings.