Exercises08-12-04Key

Exercises08-12-04Key - PHIL 1010 CRITICAL THINKING...

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PHIL 1010, CRITICAL THINKING EXERCISES DUE THURS, 12/2 EXERCISES 12.6 (Sections 3-3.2.2) A. Determine which of the following passages contain a moral argument. If a moral argument is present determine whether its conclusion is about an action, a person, or about something else. If the conclusion is about an action, determine whether it is a consequentialist or deontological argument and put it into either the consequentialist or the deontological argument form. In some cases, no argument is present but the passage is a statement of a either a consequentialist or deontological moral view. 1. Watch it! If you touch that, you will burn yourself. No moral argument. 2. Step on a crack and you break your mother’s back. Moral argument. Action. Consequentialist. 3. Don’t lie to me! Moral argument. Action. Deontological. 4. If you falsely claimed that the book they sent you was defective and asked for another, that would be theft. You should never steal. Moral argument. Action. Deontological. 5. Careful with that PDA! I bought it so you should be careful not to break it! Moral argument. Action. Consequentialist. 6. You have committed a crime most foul. I sentence you to fifteen years in prison. Moral argument. Action. Not clear but probably deontological. 7. Evelyn’s car is old and right now it is really dirty. But it never fails to get her where she wants to go. No argument. 8. You shouldn’t even think about climbing that boulder. If you fell, you’d really hurt yourself. No moral argument. 9. “As members of the academic community, students are expected to recognize and uphold standards of intellectual and academic integrity. The university assumes as a basic and minimum standard of conduct in academic matters that students be honest and that they
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