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I was reading an short post by Jessie Golem on the topic of abortion recently. Jessie argued that abortion should not be denied to those who were victims of rape. She had a number of other arguments as well, but I wish to focus on this one. If abortion really is murder, and murder is … Continue reading Abortion is Murder, Abortion is Legal – Simply Philosophy

Normative Ethics

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There are three areas of study that ethicists engage in: applied ethics, normative ethics and metaethics. In my last post I discussed applied ethics. Normative ethics is the study of what is right and wrong in general. The largest current controversy in normative ethics is how to determine whether a particular act is right or … Continue reading Normative Ethics