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Author Rhonheimer, Martin, 1950-

Title Ethics of procreation and the defense of human life [electronic resource] : contraception, artificial fertilization, and abortion / Martin Rhonheimer ; edited by William F. Murphy, Jr.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, c2010.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xxi, 309 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Natural law and the thomistic roots of John Paul II's ethics of human life -- Sexuality and responsibility: contraception as an ethical problem -- The post-conciliar state of the question on contraception: the encyclical, relevant case, arguments, and description of contraception -- Toward an adequate argument in support of humanae vitae: the necessary integration of anthropology, action theory, virtue, and natural law -- The use of contraceptives under threat of rape: an exception? clarifying a central teaching of veritatis splendor -- Injustices regarding human life: reproductive technology and abortion -- The instrumentalization of human life: ethical considerations concerning reproductive technology -- Human fetuses, persons, and the right to abortion: toward an absolute power of the born? -- The legal defense of prenatal life in constitutional democracies.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Human reproductive technology -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.
Abortion -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.
Contraception -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Murphy, William F.
ProQuest (Firm)
Cover Title Ethics of procreation & the defense of human life
ISBN 9780813217222 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0813217229 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780813218052 (e-book)

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