a) Explain how Utilitarianism might be applied to the issues surrounding the right to a child. (25) b) ‘Religious ethics have a better approach to the ‘right to a child’ than utilitarianism.’ Discuss. (10)

This is a model answer essay concerning utilitarian ethics and the right to a child.

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a) Explain how Utilitarianism might be applied to the issues surrounding the right to a child. (25)

There are a number of issues surrounding the subject of `the right to a child'. Is the right to a child something that
should be a universal right or are some people unsuitable…

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It is important to note at the start of this discussion that both the term `religious ethics' and `utilitarianism' are quite
broad and each incorporates a number of different ethical theories. In this debate `religious ethics' will be taken to
refer to Christian ethics, which in itself is not simple…

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