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You passed this Milestone13 questions were answered correctly.2 questions were answered incorrectly.1Which of the following represents a potential problem for Kantian deontology?A person in one place is subject to different rules than a person elsewhere.A person who tries and fails to murder someone is just as guilty as someone who succeeds.A person who feels at ease with his or her actions can make them right.A person can treat other people as means to an end without respect for them.CONCEPTProblems with Kantian Deontology2Which of the following considerations is important for a utilitarian when evaluating the morality of an action?How likely it is to bring about happinessHow likely it is to make one a good personHow likely it is to be a violation of God's lawHow likely it is to advance one's own needsCONCEPTUtilitarianism3
In Kantian deontology, the categorical imperative must be derived from __________.moral lawreasonpossible consequencesdutyCONCEPTKantian Deontology4Emma isn’t sure how she’s going to continue providing for her family. In a moment of desperation, she steals a bag of groceries from the store. Many people would say that stealing is wrong. How might this action be evaluated by a utilitarian?Emma’s action is morally wrong because the food she steals may not be enough to feed her family for more than a couple days.Emma’s action is morally right because Emma has an obligation to feed her family, even if it results in multiple employees getting laid off.Emma’s action is morally wrong because stealing is wrong, no matter how desperately she needs the food.

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