Write on developing what you take to be the most powerful objection to

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Write on developing what you take to be the most powerful objection to utilitarianism. Explain the objection in detail, and then describe how you think a utilitarian would reply. Is the utilitarian reply satisfactory? Defend your answer.What gives actions moral worth, according to Kant? Compare Kant's view on this subject with the view of the utilitarian. Which view do you think is preferable, and why?Minimum 250 words- Drop in Weekly Assignment DropBox (Maximum 30% originality)(See Guidelines)Feb 9th by 10:55pm post on BlackboardVideo Clip: #6 GMOVideo AssignmentIdeas:Possible points to discuss. (Use one or multiple) What ethics are behind firing the scientist? What happened with Greenpeace? What ethical theory does Greenpeace live by? Analyze what the President of Monsantodiscusses. American’s cannot make an informed decision? GMO labeling? Why or Why Not? Dioxin (Agent Orange) another product of Monsanto. What about the studies of Agent Orange? The ethics of the policies of denying benefits? What about investing the studies? How would this effect the safety of GMO’s? How does the past of unethical behavior effect new behavior?Minimum 250 words- Drop in Weekly Assignment DropBox (Maximum 30% originality)(See Guidelines)Feb 12th by 10:55pm post on BlackboardRead:ShaferChapter 11 – The Kantian Perspective: Fairness and JusticeChapter 12 – The Kantian Perspective: Autonomy and RespectViewPowerpoint in Bb - Kant Duty and UniversalityBook Assignment Ideas: (Use one or multiple)5
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Write on contrasting Kant's approach to ethics with consequentialism. Which do you think is better, and why?What did Kant think is the relationship between morality and rationality? How would he respond to the challenge of the amoralist, who believes thatmoral rules exist but does not care about them? Do you find Kant's views on this topic to be plausible?Kant claims that humans have a special kind of value not possessed by anything else on earth. How does he justify this claim? What are the implications of this view regarding the moral status of non-human animals? Do you find this view plausible? What gives actions moral worth, according to Kant? Compare Kant's view on this subject with the view of the utilitarian. Which view do you think is preferable, and why?Minimum 250 words- Drop in Weekly Assignment DropBox (Maximum 30% originality)(See Guidelines)Feb 16th by 10:55pm post on BlackboardVideo Clip: #7 GMOVideo Assignment Ideas:Possible points to discuss. (Use one or multiple)Monsanto limited study was used to get approval of GMO’s. Examine the Pledge Report. Patents? Monsanto sues farmers? Can a farmer fight Monsanto? Discuss the Monsanto police and that a farmer cannot save seed. Monsanto insists it is good for countries that need food. India, BT cotton?
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