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dc.creatorHunt, Geoffreyen
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-05T19:06:42Zen
dc.date.available2015-05-05T19:06:42Zen
dc.date.created1999-01en
dc.date.issued1999-01en
dc.identifier10.1177/096973309900600106en
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationNursing Ethics. 1999 Jan; 6(1): 47-57.en
dc.identifier.issn0969-7330en
dc.identifier.urihttp://worldcatlibraries.org/registry/gateway?version=1.0&url_ver=Z39.88-2004&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:journal&atitle=Abortion:+Why+Bioethics+Can+Have+No+Answer+a+Personal+perspective&title=Nursing+Ethics.++&volume=6&issue=1&pages=47-57&date=1999&au=Hunt,+Geoffreyen
dc.identifier.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1177/096973309900600106en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10822/756196en
dc.description.abstractAbortion is one of the great moral debates of the epoch. Is there a rational method by which the debate can be resolved? Can bioethics' promise of such a method be fulfilled? Surely, a strictly rational approach can establish solid grounds for our beliefs once and for all. We would then be justified in deeming as unreasonable anyone who does not accept the perfectly rational conclusions. I present two scenarios to show that there can be no such philosophically grounded method and therefore no such facts to which everyone must agree. This does not mean that it is in fact impossible for people to reach agreement. It simply means that there is no incontrovertibly rational means by which they must do so.en
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dc.sourceBRL:MEDKIE/99166528en
dc.subjectAbortionen
dc.subjectAttitudesen
dc.subjectBeginning of Lifeen
dc.subjectBioethicsen
dc.subjectDissenten
dc.subjectEmbryosen
dc.subjectEthical Analysisen
dc.subjectEthicistsen
dc.subjectFetal Developmenten
dc.subjectFetusesen
dc.subjectLifeen
dc.subjectMoral Policyen
dc.subjectMoralityen
dc.subjectNewbornsen
dc.subjectPersonhooden
dc.subjectViabilityen
dc.titleAbortion: Why Bioethics Can Have No Answer -- a Personal Perspectiveen
dc.provenanceDigital citation created by the National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature at Georgetown University for the BIOETHICSLINE database, part of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics' Bioethics Information Retrieval Project funded by the United States National Library of Medicine.en
dc.provenanceDigital citation migrated from OpenText LiveLink Discovery Server database named NBIO hosted by the Bioethics Research Library to the DSpace collection BioethicsLine hosted by Georgetown University.en


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