Chapter 12 Quiz - Author Name: Moore Site Name: Critical...

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Author Name: Moore Site Name: Critical Thinking Chapter: Chapter 12 Quiz: Moral Reasoning Quiz I Student Name: Shannon Student eMail Address: jbo@ordille.com Section ID: Results Reporter Out of 9 questions, you answered 9 correctly with a final grade of 100% 9 correct (100%) 0 incorrect (0%) 0 unanswered (0%) Your Results: The correct answer for each question is indicated by a . 1 CORRECT Beginning with an "is" and deducing an "ought" is known as which of the following? ( ) A) A false dilemma ( ) B) The genetic fallacy. (X) C) The naturalistic fallacy. ( ) D) The subjectivist fallacy. Feedback: We may deduce an 'ought' from an 'is' under one condition - add a value-premise to the argument.] &Υυμλ; see note at end 2 CORRECT Which of the following is most accurate? ( ) A) Relativism is a moral theory that focuses mainly on consequences. ( ) B) Deontology is a moral theory that focuses mainly on consequences. (X) C) Utilitarianism is a moral theory that focuses mainly on consequences. ( ) D) Virtue ethics is a moral theory that focuses mainly on consequences. Feedback: Utilitarianism is a consequentialist theory based on the principle of maximizing happiness
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(or any other measure of utility) for the greatest number of people (as well as minimizing unhappiness for the greatest number). The means of achieving this outcome is not as much of an issue as the actual outcome for the utilitarian. 3 CORRECT
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Chapter 12 Quiz - Author Name: Moore Site Name: Critical...

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