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Unformatted text preview: !"#$% ’($) *+,-./$#*0’- 12’*.",#* 3+"%,*,3+4 ¡¢ !$%%7 £99£ Your Name******************************** Your TA-s Name***************************** Time allowed: 40 minutes. This section of the exam counts for one¡half of your exam grade. No use of @ooks or notes is permitted during this section of the exam. ANSWER EGACTLY .’# OK THE KOURTEEN ¢UESTIONS ON THESE KIPE £A¤ES. £lease answer the ¥uestions on the sheets provided. If you need more space, use the @ack sides of these sheets. 1. Imagine that a petition is delivered to the White House signed @y the overwhelming ma¦ority of the people of Ira¥. The petition is addressed to the £resident of the U.S. and says, X£lease invade us and save us from our current rulers, who grossly violate our rights to freedom of speech, freedom of [email protected], and freedom of worship.X The petition is carefully examined. All of the signatures are genuine. According to Wal§er-s doctrine of humanitarian intervention, would a military invasion of Ira¥ that aimed to fulfill the re¥uest of the petitioners ¥ualify as a ¦ust war, other things @eing e¥ualZ Why or why notZ 2. Suppose one chooses to @orrow money @y making an insincere promise to pay @ack what one has @orrowed, this @eing done in order to get money. Explain how \ant’s categorical imperative doctrine answers the ¥uestion, ^Would this choice @e morally wrongZ_. Would it make any difference to \ant’s ¦udgment of the case if we stipulate that one’s further aim in acting is ‘a¨ to use the money to @uy a fancy car for oneself or ‘@¨ to use the money to [email protected] to famine reliefZ Why or why notZ Page 2 of 5 3. Suppose that historians in the year 2010 discover that our understanding of the American Civil War of 1860-1865 has @een @ased on misunderstanding of the relevant facts. It turns out that actually the Southern States that formed the Confederacy had already [email protected] slavery and freed all slaves @y 1840, so the Civil...
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