Monday, June 29, 2020

Videos on Ethics and Abortion

Many people like watching video presentations and so here are some Youtube videos that review a PowerPoint presentation on arguments about abortion that was developed for teaching purposes; those slides are below. This is basically a non-argumentative version of much of the discussion of Thinking Critically About Abortion



Introduction and Defining Abortion:





Question-Begging Arguments about Abortion




Common, "Everyday" Arguments about Abortion:




Arguments that Abortion is Prima Facie Wrong:




Arguments that Abortion is Prima Facie Permissible and Conclusions:


Much of this discussion involves stating arguments in what's called logically valid for, as syllogisms. Here's a video on how to do that:


PowerPoint slides:

  

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