We rationally deduce subsidiary moral rules from this highest princip lse The critique of F.H. Bradly of Utilitarianism is that it can conflict with commonly held moral values. True False Question 2 Preference Utilitarianism holds that the morally right course of action maximizes our preferences.
True False Question 3 A criticism of Utilitarianism by the text’s author is that it doesn’t accurately describe how we always make moral decisions. True False Question 4 Utilitarians deny that long-term consequences are a factor in the morality of any action. True False Question 5 Lower pleasures, for John Stuart Mill, are more important than higher, and are capable of being calculated. True False Question 6 According to G.E. Moore, it is possible to pinpoint all the qualities that constitute absolute goodness. True False Question 7 John Grote’s criticism of Utilitarianism was that it strays from the moral status quo and doesn’t give it enough credit. True False Question 8 To F.H. Bradly’s reasoning, Utilitarianism is an inadequate moral theory since it can be used to justify exploitation in the name of happiness. True False
Question 9 We determine whether an action is right, according to Jeremy Bentham, by calculating all the resulting pleasure and pain. True False Question 10 In Rule Utilitarianism we calculate the consequences of each action. True False 05 Random MultipleChoice To a Utilitarian, the sole factor in determining an action’s morality. Balance of social good vs. social evil Moral intuitions God’s wishes Social traditions Question 12 Which of these views holds that the morally right course of action is the one that brings about the greatest amount of good? Nihilism Ideal Utilitarianism Preference Utilitarianism Stoicism Question 13 To this ancient Greek philosopher the presence of pleasure and the absence of pain comprise the single standard to judge actions.
Herodotus Epicurus Heraclitus Euripides Question 14 The recognized founder of the 19 th Century Utilitarian movement, Jeremy Bentham, was influenced by these, except for David Hume Epicurus Immanuel Kant Francis Hutcheson Question 15 Upon what ancient Greek philosophical school was Utilitarianism based? Nihilism Stoicism Skepticism Hedonism Question 16 He further developed the idea of Francis Hutcheson that higher intellectual pleasures are to be preferred over lower bodily pleasures in evaluating an action. John Stuart Mill
F.H. Bradley Jeremy Bentham David Hume Question 17 Author of the book, Utilitarianism. F.H. Bradley David Hume John Stuart Mill Jeremy Bentham Question 18 Which of the following is a proponent of Act Utilitarianism (as opposed to Rule Utilitarianism)? John Stuart Mill David Hume Jeremy Bentham F.H. Bradley Question 19 The mathematical system Jeremy Bentham strove to establish as an aid to social ethics.
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