philfinal - Appeal to popularity =agree because it is said...

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Appeal to popularity =agree because it is said by a popular person. FALSE Consider the following premise: If a person has (a) worked on an un-owned person, place or thing and (b) there is enough of that kind of person, place or thing, and just as good, left in common for others, then she has a right to own the object as her private property. (1) Argue against this premise from the Utilitarian/Consequentialist point of view. (2) Argue against this premise from the Kantian/Deontological point of view. 1)A Utilitarian/Consequentialist would argue against the premise by first pointing out that obtaining goods for free takes money out of circulation in the economy. Taking money out of circulation in the economy is bad for society. Therefore, if a person has (a) worked on an un-owned person, place or thing and (b) there is enough of that kind of person, place or thing, and just as good, left in common for others, than she does not have the right to own the object as her property because it is bad for society. 2)On the other hand, those holding a Kantian/Deontological point of view would argue against the premise by saying that taking things without paying for them is immoral. Therefore, if a person has (a) worked on an un-owned person, place or thing and (b) there is enough of that kind of person, place or thing, and just as good, left in common for others, then she does not have the right to own the object as her property because its against the principles which dictate that taking things without paying for them is bad. 1) An objection to the conditional statement is that if a person has (a) worked on an un-owned person, place or thing and (b) there is enough of that kind of person, place or thing, and just as good, left in common for others then she does not have a right to own the object as her private property because it is obtaining goods without paying for them which is bad for the economy because it decreases agregate demand, hence lowering
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