Ethics

Ethics - Ethics Explain what Kants moral theory has to do...

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Ethics Explain what Kant’s moral theory has to do with taking advantage of other people. o In Moral Ideal everyone acts in a way everyone else agree to o And don’t take advantage of anyone else Explain the number one problem with the view that there is nothing wrong with aborting a fetus at nine months. Do you understand these examples? What does Singer use his drowning child example in order to show? o What is the comparison of pushpin to poetry supposed to show? What was the Sink Scenario supposed to show, and how? Use the Fat Man case to give an argument against some view that we have discussed in class. o Describe a fat man case. o Utilitarianism o Act in a best result for the largest number of people. Do you understand the main theses and arguments from the reading and from class? What is Mill’s ‘in the know’ test? What does it test for? What role does it play in his theory?
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