HW- Bentham utilitarianism - Question 1[C1 S2 1 Bentham...

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Question 1 [C1 S2] 1. Bentham claims that the principle of utility judges actions according to: Answer how much virtue they tend to produce in the community how much happiness they tend to produce for the community whether they treat people fairly whether they give people what they deserve 1 points Question 2 [C1 S11] 1. Bentham claims that: Answer We can disprove the principle of utility directly. We can prove the principle of utility directly but we don't need to in order to accept it. We cannot prove the principle of utility directly. We can prove the principle of utility directly and we must do so in order to accept it. 1 points Question 3 [C2 S10] 1. Bentham claims that: Answer The principle of asceticism is the right moral principle for some people but not for others. The principle of asceticism cannot be consistently pursued.
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Unformatted text preview: The principle of asceticism is a better moral principle than the principle of utility. The principle of asceticism directs us to pursue the action that best promotes happiness. 1 points Question 4 [C4 S4] 1. Bentham claims that: Answer All pleasures have the same duration. The remoteness of a pleasure does not affect its value. All pleasures have the same value. Some pleasures are more intense than others. 1 points Question 5 [C2 S16] 1. Bentham claims that: Answer People should never be punished because punishment causes them pain. People who engage in mischief should be punished no matter how much punishing them costs. People should always be punished if they have engaged in mischief. People should not be punished if they have not engaged in mischief....
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