PHI 306 EC 2

PHI 306 EC 2 - Lauren Napolitano Extra Credit Ch 2 Problems...

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Lauren Napolitano Extra Credit Ch 2 Problems for Act Utilitarianism 1.) What is the overall effect of the objections that Feldman states against Act Utilitarianism? The overall effect of the objections that Feldman states against Act Utilitarianism is that each action under the objection, whether weak or strong, ultimately proves Act Utilitarianism to be incorrect. The objections are based on intuition, and there seems to be no alternative to intuition that determines whether Act Utilitarianism is refuted. 2.) State in your own words what you think the point of the Triviality Objection is. Is it that an act that has trivial importance can’t be wrong? (If you think that is it, think again.) I think that the point of the Triviality Objection is that an act that has trivial importance can still be considered right or wrong. However, the consequences are so trivial that the act is morally irrelevant, since there is no clear moral obligation to choose one act over the other. 3.) Is the Justice Objection about punishment?
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