The Nature of Conscience and It's Religious Significance

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Scripture is used as a source of analogies in ethics, but only suggestively. There are contemporary challenges arising in human life and society, to which feminist ethicists apply themselves. Wright (ed.), African Philosophy: An Introduction, 3rd edition, Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America. However, the question that lies at the heart of all such ethical debate concerns the moral status of any potential human being at any given point in its journey from unfertilized gametes to new-born child.

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Publisher: International Scholars Publications (January 1, 1996)

ISBN: 1573090425

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