ethics application

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  • Created on: 24-05-17 23:07
personhood
a human being as a person, having consciousness, self-awareness, ability to reason and self-suffiency
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quality of life
the kind of life a person has or will have, is it worth living
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sanctity of life
importance of life
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quote for sanctity of life
'so god created human kind in his image'
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how did Charles Darwin challenge Imago Dei
natural selection
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what is the word for god making us in his image
imago dei
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kant's view of sanctity of life
no reason to link vital signs to valuing life
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peter singer's view of sanctity of life
all life should be valued not just human life to avoid speciesism
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who gave characteristics of a person
mary ann warren
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what are the characteristics of a person
sentience, reason, communication, emotionality, self-awareness, moral agency
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what is QUALYs
QUality of Life Adjusted Years- professionals who decide if life is worth saving
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What is Locke's view of autonomy
god gave humans rights over their own bodies through the power of reason
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types of euthanasia
voluntary, non-voluntary, involuntary
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voluntary euthanasia
with their consent without coercion
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non-voluntary euthanasia
done without consent of the person
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involuntary euthanasia
done against the wishes of the person
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what is the christian view towards euthanasia
sanctity of life but they accept when there is no use of extraordinary means to keep a person alive
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example for quality of life
Daniel James was a rugby player who was paralysed in a scrum and he chose to die at Dignitas rather than leas a life as a paraplegic
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example for autonomy
Nan Maitland aged 84 chose to die at Dignities rather than suffer a 'dwindling old age'
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therapeutic cloning
a method of producing stem cells to treat diseases
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reproductive cloning (adult cell)
makes a duplicate copy of another organism (Dolly the sheep)
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three parts of just war theory
jus ad bellum, jus in bello, jus post bellum
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jus ad bellum
the right to the war (when is it right to fight)
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jus in bello
right in the war (how the war should be fought)
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jus post bellum
justice after war (how the war should be ended)
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(6) criteria in jus ad bellum
authority, cause, intervention, resort, reasonable chance of success, proportionally
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(3) criteria in jus in bello
proportionality, discrimination and non-combatant immunity, obey national rules on weapons
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(5) criteria in jus post bellum
proportionality, discrimination, punishment, compensation, rehabilitation
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who were the main architects for the just war theory
augustine and aquinas
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absolute pacifism
never right to kill another person
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contingent pacifism
accept wars in some circumstances such as self-defence and defence of the innocent
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preferential pacifism
prefers peace to violence but allow war if they promote peace
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who was involved with christian realism
Reinhold Neibuhr
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realism
war is non-moral whereas killing is wrong for individuals there is no moral authority telling nations how to act
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christian ethics
war is evil but it is needed to avoid greater evil
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