The boat will sink unless you lighten the load throwing things overboard to

The boat will sink unless you lighten the load

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at sea with 20 other people. The boat will sink unless you lighten the load, throwing things overboard to keep the boat afloat. Once you throw all things overboard, the boat continues to sink. According to Mill, it is morally permissible to throw 5 people overboard to save 15. True
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6/8/2018 Quiz 3 on Utilitarianism: SU18: PHIL-186 Sec 81 - Prof and Bus Ethics 4/5 False Correct! Correct! Bentham's Hedonic calculus would allow that. Not Mill's. 3 / 3 pts Question 8 According to Rule Utilitarianism an act is morally good when it conforms to a rule that brings about the greatest good. Correct! an act is morally good when it conforms to a rule that brings some consequence. An act is morally good when it conforms to a rule that brings about the greatest amount of rules. An act is morally good whenit conforms to a rule that resembles the imperatives of reason. 3 / 3 pts Question 9 Another way to characterize rule utilitarianism is that rule utilitarians believe that an action is wrong if and only if it violates the optimal moral code. True Correct! Correct!
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6/8/2018 Quiz 3 on Utilitarianism: SU18: PHIL-186 Sec 81 - Prof and Bus Ethics 5/5 False 3 / 3 pts Question 10 Act utilitarians believe that an act is morally good when it focuses on the act and ignores the consequences of that act. True False Correct! Correct! Quiz Score: 30 out of 30
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  • Spring '11
  • LBernasconi
  • Utilitarianism, pts, BUS ETHICS, PHIL-186 Sec

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