BioE 100 - Fall 2007 - Gordon - Midterm 1

BioE 100 - Fall 2007 - Gordon - Midterm 1 - BioE 100 Mid...

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BioE 100 Mid Term Exam October 19, 2007 Name___________________________________Student ID____________________ ETHICAL CONCEPTS: TRUE OR FALSE (30 POINTS) 1. . Copyright and patents are ways of protecting ideas from being plagiarized. 2, . The Belmont Report codifies research ethics on animal experimentation. 3. . The ordering of importance of primae facie duties depends on the situation. 4. . A stakeholder includes a company’s competitors. 5. . Telling a lie might be driven by beneficence, but is unethical according to Kantian duty. 6. . Animal Rights comes to a moral conclusion that animal research is never ethical. 7. . The development of the respirator helped ignite the Right to Die ethical controversy 8. . Advanced medical directives grant specific end of life decisions including right to die. 9. . An ethical argument can be derived from factual premises alone. 10. . Research misconduct includes honest error or differences of interpretation of valid data 11. . Listing an author not involved in the research because they are famous is ethically permissible. 12. . Slippery slope theory argues that a reasonable act might lead to a bad consequence. 13. . “Begging the Question” assumes that a critical point in a debate is “obviously” true when in fact it needs to be justified or reasoned. 14. . Ad Hominem is permissible during debate because it supports the moral argument. 15. . Utilitarian arguments are a defense for science and engineering research misconduct
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ETHICAL THEORIES: MULTIPLE CHOICE (60 POINTS) 16. Which ethicist asserts “Ethics is not a matter of consequence but of duty.” (a) Jeremy Bentham (b) Immanuel Kant (c) Peter Singer (d) None of the above 17. Utilitarianism is the ethical theory that the morally right course of action in any situation is (a) one of legal rules, backed by force of opinion and law, which is in everyone’s self interest. (b) to always treat other humans as “end in themselves” and not as “mere means”
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