220 Final Exam

220 Final Exam - PHIL 220 Short Answer. Write neatly! Final...

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PHIL 220 Final Jul-10 Short Answer. Write neatly! 1. Give a deontological argument defending Tuvix’s claim that forcing him to undergo the separation procedure was immoral. 2. Give a consequentialist argument defending Capt. Janeway’s decision to force Tuvix to undergo the separation procedure. 3. Use Tuvix and the right to life to illustrate the difference between negative and positive rights. E.g., what would the rest of the crew be obligated to do if Tuvix’s right to life were merely negative? What if it were positive? 4. Explain C.S. Lewis’s notion of hnaus . Give some examples and try to make them as dissimilar as possible. 5. Give a deontological argument defending the hunter-victim game in “Seventh Victim”. 6. Give a consequentialist argument defending the hunter-victim game in “Seventh Victim”. 7. According to some deontological theories, persons have a right to be dealt with truthfully. That is, in most circumstances a person has a right to expect to be told the truth. If this right is a natural right, then how does it apply to “A Word to
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