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6/15/11 Utilitarian Response 1 (P1) Select that action that will lead to the greatest good for the greatest number. (P2) That action that will lead to the greatest good for the greatest number is keeping the patient for a longer-stay in the hospital. (P2a) If the patient is released he may harm other persons—he will be
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6/15/11 Utilitarian Response 2 (1) Select that action that will lead to the greatest good for the greatest number. (2) That action that will lead to the greatest good for the greatest number is denying the patient a longer stay. (P2a) If the patient is kept in the hospital for a long-stay, the costs of
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6/15/11 Kantian Response 1 Kant would say that there are certain maxims that we live by; some of these maxims may be applicable in this case, we should consider what they are and then use the three steps of the categorical imperative to determine what our duties are. These three steps include: 1. Identify the Maxim.
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This note was uploaded on 06/15/2011 for the course PHL 116 taught by Professor Sullivan during the Fall '09 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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