Course HOW TO THINK ABOUT ABORTION

 

 

Course HOW TO THINK ABOUT ABORTION: TACKLING THE HARD QUESTIONS

UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL AUTÓNOMA DE MÉXICO
INSTITUTO DE INVESTIGACIONES FILOSÓFICAS

Coordinators:
Frances Kissling & Gustavo Ortiz Millán

 

WEDNESDAYS 4:00 TO 7:00 PM (MEXICO CITY TIME)
FEBRUARY 2-MAY 25, 2022

 

Invited speakers include (in alphabetical order):
Pauline Capdevielle, Rebecca Cook, Débora Diniz, Tish Harrison Warner, Mary Hunt, Christopher Kaczor, Frances Kissling, Karma Lekshe Tsomo, Gustavo Ortiz Millán, Rebeca Ramos, Raffaela Schiavon, Reva Siegel

All sessions are going to be in English, with simultaneous translation into Spanish, through Zoom. Free Access

More information at gmom@filosoficas.unam.mx

 

  • Why are we still talking about abortion?
  • Has the abortion debate changed over time and why?
  • Does respect for rights and choices underly support for abortion?
  • How does denial of and access to abortion affect public health and well?
  • What arguments against abortion challenge your thinking?
  • Can you be a feminist and be against abortion?
  • Do core ethical principles apply to abortion? Do no harm? Respect autonomy? Do justice
  • Does Religion have the final word on abortion. (Judaism, Christianity and Islam) 
  • What does Buddhism and Hinduism have to say about abortion?
  • How should the secular state respond to religious policy proposals?
  • Conscience and Abortion. Who decides? 
  • Abortion and the law. What kind of laws on abortion make sense? 
  •  Abortion laws in Mexico and current challenges
  • Abortion in Latin America
  • Is there any common ground on abortion and what is it?

More information at gmom@filosoficas.unam.mx

 

Actualizado Ene 31 de 2022
    Nov 27 de 2022
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