Utilitarian%20Reasoning%20Exercise - estimating the impact...

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Utilitarian Reasoning Exercise Name: PST 3127 Scenario: You are taking an exam in a competitive core class that is graded on a curve. On a bathroom break, you notice that someone (you don’t know who) has placed a copy of their notes behind the trash can, perhaps so they can refer to them during the exam. What should you do in this situation? Please fill in the table below, by identifying everyone who might be impacted by your action and
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Unformatted text preview: estimating the impact on each persons happiness (or utility). Finally, identify the option that has in your calculation the highest overall net utility. (Of course other courses of action are possible, but we will ignore that for this exercise.) Option 1: Do nothing Option 2: Tell the professor Option 3: Throw out the notes Net Utility...
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This note was uploaded on 10/18/2008 for the course PST 3127 taught by Professor Klein during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Tech.

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