Surrogacy and Cloning. By: Liz Dove, Ebony Staples, Taylor Cavette, Cassandra Johnson, Megan Canny, & Cassandra Kimberly. Surrogacy. Definition: woman who gestates a fetus for others, usually for a couple or another woman Traditional surrogacy Gestational surrogacy.
Surrogacy and Cloning
By: Liz Dove, Ebony Staples, Taylor Cavette, Cassandra Johnson, Megan Canny, & Cassandra Kimberly
- Good verses bad consequences for everyone involved
-Cloning is morally admissible
-Rule Utilitarian’s view
-My View’s on Cloning
-Kant states, “Act in such a way that you always treat humanity, whether in your own words or in the person of any other, never simply as a means, but always at the same time as an end.”
-It is possible by this theory to oppose or defend cloning.
-Moral standards discerned in nature through human reason
-Doctrine of Double Effect
-Backed by Roman Catholic Church
Cloning- Major Moral Theories
-Natural Law Theory
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