Moral Status Theory
The term moral status according to encyclopedia.com is the idea of putting emphasis on certain item, thing, or an individual. There is the importance that the value placed on the thing should be well considered with much interest. Moral status is not a new idea or having definition as some think it to be. However, there is much to the understanding of the concept of moral status. For some years now, there is the ongoing debated about the human embryo, is there any possible positive sides to the debates? This the paper will talk about the theories that are engaged or applied to the development and the moral cause of the fetus. It will also discuss how the theories are applied to influence the hypothesis affecting …show more content…
He admits that he will bolster the fundamental involved with Jessica., given the decisions offered by Dr. Wilson. By Marco's reaction, showing the multi-criterial hypothesis, detecting some stress that this hatchling could cause a ton of hardships in their future, as they as of now demonstrate battles right now. The probability of this youngster having Down's Syndrome being available, hence sorting this baby isn't on an indistinguishable level from a hatchling sick person not experiencing the same illness. As one of the choices given to Marco and Jessica, being premature birth, Aunt Maria urges Jessica to proceed with the pregnancy, paying little respect to the conceivable hardships they may confront. Maris on the other hand felt that the embryo is human life and is to be valued. Dr. Wilson indicates subjective hypothesis to perceive premature birth as a conceivable choice, because the hatchling does not have moral status. The baby can't justify or decide, in the matter of why it isn't given good status. Dr. Wilson is utilizing affectional hypothesis, because as Jessica's Doctor, he has an ethical commitment to clarify all choices, great or awful. The ethical status of the embryo could be impacted whichever way considering Dr. Wilson's emotions on premature birth as he is Jessica's …show more content…
Dwyer. (2010). What Is Moral Status and Why Does It Matter? In: Moral Status and Human Life. pp. 9-26. [Online]. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Available from: Cambridge Books Online (-- removed HTML --) [Accessed October 7, 2017].
Hoppe, K. (2016, Aug 9). Moral status theories (Msg 26). Message posted to retrieved from: https://lcugrad1.gcu.edu/learningPlatform/user/users.html?operation=home&classId=604562e6-b296-4602-aca0-d8ba9cc46d89#/learningPlatform/forum/post.html?operation=getPosts&topicId=53191d49-495d-439f-adde-da2b6aa5dce4&
Grand Canyon University (2016). God, Humanity, and Human Dignity [Online Lecture] Retrieved from Grand Canyon University PHI-413v Bioethics and Spirituality in Health Care LoudCloud LMS.
Goldenring, J. M. (2009, December). The brain-life theory: towards a consistent biological definition of humanness. Retrieved October 7, 2017, from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1375210/
Moral Status. (n.d.). Retrieved October 7, 2017, from