Asked by Krishi Patel on Apr 24, 2024

Which view would hold that a three month old fetus was a person?

A) Utilitarianism
B) Roman Catholic Natural Law ethics
C) Kantian ethics
D) Rawls's ethics

Roman Catholic Natural Law Ethics

An ethical theory based on the belief that the moral law is discoverable by every person through the use of reason and is grounded in human nature and purpose, as taught within Roman Catholic theology.

Utilitarianism

A moral theory that emphasizes the best action is the one that maximizes utility, generally defined as that which produces the greatest well-being of the greatest number of people.

Kantian Ethics

A deontological ethical theory developed by Immanuel Kant, focusing on the principle that actions are morally right if they are done out of duty and adhere to a universal moral law.

  • Recognize ethical viewpoints on personhood and its implications for medical ethics.