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Medical Ethics Darin Harootunian 10/4/11 3 f) Understand the difference between two distinctions: moral rightness/moral wrongness and moral praiseworthiness/blameworthiness. h) State Rule Utilitarianism (RU). i) Explain the Justice Objection to AU using the Dr. Utility Case. j) How does RU allow a utilitarian to avoid the Justice Objection that AU faces? 13. In the Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals , Kant’s famous First Proposition is the following: An act is morally right if and only if the act is performed from duty, and duty alone with no inclination as the motivation for the act.
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Unformatted text preview: a) Properly define acting from duty . b) Illustrate with examples the distinction between acting from duty and acting according to duty . 14 . What is meant by Kantian respect for person? Kant says that persons have “unconditional and incomparable worth.” What does he mean by this? Why do they have this value? What does Kant mean by moral auton omy? 15 . Kantian respect for persons, in practical terms, can be captured by Kant’s Human-Ends formulation of the Categorical Imperative. State Kant’s CI-Human Ends formulation. Explain all technical terms in it....
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