Utilitarianism is a general term for any view that holds that actions and policies should be
evaluated on the basis of the benefits and costs they will impose on society
1. What are three misconceptions, regarding utilitarian theory?
Relativism Study Questions
1. Please come up with an argument for cultural relativism on your own.
Cultural relativism allows people to come together by respecting each
others views and culture. For example, through sports we can set aside
each others dif
Gorgias p. 108-120 Study Questions
1. Why does Polus think that undergoing injustice is the greater evil?
Undergoing injustice is the greater evil because one experiences
punishment. He is the victim rather than the predator. You do not get to
do as you p
1.Why does Rand believe that altruism is irrational?
Rand believes in a system where the pursuit of ones own self-interest and
happiness is the rational way to life. Self-sacrifice and altruism are irrational and
inconsistent with rational
Deontological Theory Study Questions
1. Why is it that only motivation or will can be described as always good?
Anything else must be qualified to be good except a good will.
Qualities such as affections, passions, self-control, and calm deliberation
Portico Midterm Short-Answers
1. Nokia has started producing cell-phones with multiple address books for as many
as seven users per phone.
Muslims want G.P.S. devices to orient their prayers toward Mecca. Muslims do
not know what direction Mecca
1. Barriers to Entry are high (and threat of new entrants is low) if
a) supply side economies of scale meaning that the newcomer will have to
keep up with the high levels of supply that the industry requires.
b) Demand side benefits of scale meaning that
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Portico Study Guide:
-A caf in Oakland, CA
-Christopher Waters set up the caf with the intent to create a watering hole for technoBedouins
-Astronaut vs. Hermit Crab:
-An astronaut is a person who carries portable, but unwieldy and cumbersome
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James Jones is among one of the Carroll School of Managements best and brightest.
Alongside being at the top of his class he is also a leader in a student organization and has
secondary interviews with three