PHI 306 EC 3

PHI 306 EC 3 - Lauren Napolitano Extra Credit Ch 3 Rule...

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Lauren Napolitano Extra Credit Ch 3 Rule Utilitarianism 1.) Explain in your own words what Primitive Rule Utilitarianism is. Primitive Rule Utilitarianism states that an act is right if and only if it is approved by a correct moral rule for its situation. A rule is correct if more utility would be produced by the people following it in the situation than if the people were to follow any other rule in the situation. This rests on the idea of conformance utility, which is the amount of utility that would be produced by everyone acting according to the rule. 2.) What does it mean to say that two ethical theories are “extensionally equivalent”? To say that two ethical theories are “extensionally equivalent” means that they generate exactly the same normative judgments. So, any act judged to be right according to one theory, is judged to be right according to the other theory. 3.) What two theories does Feldman show are extensionally equivalent? How does he argue for this? Feldman shows that Primitive Rule Utilitarianism is extensionally equivalent to
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