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Mill 1. A theory that gives a general criterion of right and wrong is called a: Moral Theory 2. Which meta-ethical theory, says moral claims are true if and only if they are accepted  by the person uttering them. Subjectivism. 3. Which of the following best states the puzzle known as the "Euthyphro Dilemma"? Does God command piety because it is good, or is piety good because God commands it? 4. According to utilitarianism, the right action is the one that. .. Maximizes total happiness for society as a whole. 5. What is a utile? A unit measure of happiness. 6. Whose happiness is relevant to determining whether an action is right or wrong,  according to utilitarianism? Everyone's happiness.
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7. What makes someone a good person, according to Mill? She acts from a motive we should praise. We should praise a motive if praising it will maximize  happiness. 8.
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