Final Exam - Question 8

Final Exam - Question 8 - Harm Principle Mill argues that...

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Harm Principle: Mill argues that the sole purpose of law should be to stop people from harming others Offense Principle: The Offense Principle claims that individual liberty is justifiably limited to prevent offensive behavior
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Which principle is the right one? Harm Principle + Offense Principle Harm principle is Offense principle is This one is the best because It covers everything that needs to be covered but still give a lot of freedom It prohibits more than is thought on first glance Speeding Theft Public nudity It has everything that needs to be covered for a safe and moral state Suppose that bills banning the following actions are being considered in the legislature. How will you vote on each of these bills? Use the principle that you can chose above to justify your answers. a. Committing adultery I would vote for this to be illegal using the principle that I have selected. It hurts the person that is being cheated on emotionally It also is an offensive move to the person you married b. Teaching while contagious
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