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Right actions actually bring about the best results
7. How could such a person deal with the intuition that suggested the focus on expected results?
8. What are the most significant strengths of utilitarian moral theory? Ch. 10: Consequentialism: Its Difficulties
1. What are the two aspects of the challenge to utilitarianism presented by questions about measuring well-being ? Why is each a challenge? 2. What kind of response is the utilitarian most likely to give? 3. Why might we worry about these responses? 4. In what ways might utilitarianism seem to be too demanding? 5. How could a utilitarian defend the view against these claims? 6. Why is the distinction between a decision procedure and a standard of rightness important in this context? What is each and what does its use require of us? 7. Why does utilitarianism seem to imply that it is impossible to go above and beyond one's duty? 8. Should the claim that it is demanding count as a strike against the theory? Why or why not? 9. What challenges arise for the theory from considerations of each item listed below? o Impartiality o Intrinsic value (rightness or wrongness) o Injustice 10. What are the four most significant replies to the Problem of Injustice? Why is each less than fully satisfying?

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