1. Utilitarism- holds that actions are if they promote happiness and wrong if
they promote unhappiness.
a. Greatest Happiness- the correct moral action is that action which
brings about the most pleasure over pain for all concerned and we
ought morally to
Bioethics Study Guide 1
1. What is universalizability?
Contentious, but the most common interpretation is that the categorical imperative
asks whether the maxim of your action could become one that everyone could act
upon in a sim
Bioethics Study Guide Quiz 7
What is the central criticism that Kant and the Kantians
have against slavery?
It treats being worthy of respect as if they were
worthy merely of use.
What is the relationship between commodities and the
Quiz 2 Study Guide
1. What is distributive justice?
The concern of the nature of a socially just allocation of goods in a society.
2. What is the principle of contribution?
The principle that states that people should get back that proportion of social
4). The moral argument would be that most hearing parents would abort the baby
because they are unable to take care of the baby because their whole life will change due
to the fact the have to learn sign languag
1,a). Sparrows argument is that we cannot assume as hearing people that we are better
than a deaf people or that the hearing culture is better than the deaf culture. Many
hearing people think that deafness causes
1). Study number 4 is about how the took inmates and mental dysfunctional group
of people between 18-39 who had nothing wrong with them but acne and put them
through tests with a drug of Tri-A. This is so they
1,a). Rachaels arguments that killing is not worse than letting die, which is true, in
the fact that, the only reason that people think that killing is so bad is because we
see it on the news and it spun into
Abortion and Infanticide
Author(s): Michael Tooley
Source: Philosophy & Public Affairs, Vol. 2, No. 1 (Autumn, 1972), pp. 37-65
Published by: Wiley
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1) They both pledge to use their art/skill for the better of humankind. They both also pledge to do
no harm, not repeat things they hear in private conversations or within patients private homes,
and they vow to pass down the knowledge that they have to o
Bioethics Exam 2 Study Guide
1. Distributive Justice- concerns the nature of a socially just
allocation of goods in a society.
Veil of Ignorance- along with the original position, is a
method of determining the morality of a certain issue (eg