Phi 208 week 2 quiz

IMPORTANT: AFTER PURCHASE, LOG IN TO YOUR ACCOUNT AND SCROLL DOWN BELOW THIS PAGE TO DOWNLOAD FILES WITH ANSWERS.  

1. Who is considered the father of utilitarianism? 

2. Which of the following would be an expression of rule utilitarianism rather than act utilitarianism? 

3. Why does Mill call utilitarianism a “more profoundly religious [doctrine] than any other”? 

4. What does the utilitarian mean by the term “wrong actions”? 

5. Suppose a society believes that throwing an innocent boy into a volcano will keep the volcano from erupting—and therefore save hundreds of lives. What variety of utilitarian thought does this action represent? 

6. Utilitarianism claims that morally right actions, policies, or laws are those whose consequences have the greatest positive value and least negative value __________. 

7. All of the following can make it difficult to calculate an action’s utility EXCEPT 

8. What would not be a utilitarian argument on same­sex couples being allowed to marry? 

9. According to Mill, how can we determine the difference between higher and lower pleasures? 

10. According to John Stuart Mill, utilitarianism takes into account the happiness of 

11. Among the following scenarios, which is MOST likely to be morally right according to utilitarianism 

12. Utilitarianism and consequentialism more broadly are ethical theories that __________. 

13. If someone were to question the value of scientific research on utilitarian grounds, which of the following would be the likeliest reason? 

14. “Respect for persons” is the basis of a common objection to utilitarianism. The argument states that a utilitarian does not adequately respect the dignity and rights of the individual. Which of the following stories from this text BEST reflects that objection? 

15. According to John Stuart Mill, what is the ultimate purpose of everything we do? 

16. LeBron is writing a paper on how utilitarianism applies to animals. Which statement would be an example of the objectivity (scientific rationality) of utilitarianism? 

17. Kathleen is a girls’ soccer coach who lies now and then to her young team in order to keep up their spirits and guarantee they have fun, even if they are not the best players in the league. Kathleen’s lying could be an example of utilitarian __________. 

18. What is the BEST meaning of the term “the irreducible plurality of values”? 

19. Which of the following statements is a common misconception about utilitarian philosophy? 

20. Which of the following is the BEST example of an action that was morally wrong because the advantages to the majority were outweighed by the suffering of the minority?   

BUY MORE MATERIALS FOR THIS COURSE:

PHI208 Week 1 Quiz

PHI208 Week 2 Quiz

PHI208 Week 3 Quiz

PHI208 Week 4 Quiz

PHI208 Week 5 Final Exam

Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
$26
The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages
Urgency
Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.

Money-back guarantee

You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

Read more

Zero-plagiarism guarantee

Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.

Read more

Free-revision policy

Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.

Read more

Privacy policy

Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.

Read more

Fair-cooperation guarantee

By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.

Read more

Order your essay today and save 20% with the discount code RESEARCH