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Quiz 2 – Answers 1. The fundamental decision rule of utilitarianism is to: a. Fulfill rights and obligations b. Respect duties and principles c. Be a good person d. Maximize the common good e. Avoid punishment and blame 2. A utilitarian CIA agent makes a decision that someone needs to be "taken out" (killed) in order to protect the security interests of the United States. He believes that this is a moral and ethical decision. This illustrates a weakness of utilitarian theory. What is it? a. The common good is sometimes not very good b. The focus is on consequences; the means are not considered c. It replaces good judgment with science d. There are no rules, only consequences e. All of the consequences are not considered 3. Which of the following statements about ethical theories is CORRECT? a. Two people, using the same ethical theory, will always come to the same conclusion b. Two different ethical theories, if properly applied, will always reach the same conclusion c. People always approach an ethical decision from the same perspective. d. All ethical theories, whatever the approach, seek to maximize the common good e. The fundamental assumptions of different ethical theories may be contradictory 4. The video modules for this section mention six approaches to moral judgment that will be
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2012 for the course BUSINESS IDS301 taught by Professor O'byrne during the Spring '09 term at San Diego State.

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Quiz2Answers - Quiz 2 Answers 1. The fundamental decision...

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