Module 2 Case Response
Moral Philosophy of Jim and the Indians
According to a utilitarian rule "sacrificing one to save many could be obligatory for
utilitarian". Utilitarian would take one Indian life because it has saved many other lives. There
Is Modernism Enough?
I believe that our governing system along with certain guidelines of what a proper
functioning, and justice society should be was discovered in the Early Modern Era. However, I
do not think that all the pieces were put together in the
Empiricism & Skepticism
I do not think accepting the empiricism point of view means you have to be completely
against skepticism and vice versa. Both empiricism and skepticism can be used simultaneously.
It makes sense to assume that all of what we know i
Declarations of Independence
To exit the state of nature people must relinquish their rights and freedoms to a higher authority
in exchange for protection, adjudication of disputes, etc. If a government fails to protect the individuals
of a society, the p
Locke on Innate Ideas
Being that Locke is rejecting truth through reason, I believe his claim is necessary and
sufficient for his rejection of innate ideas. Locke believed that the belief in innate ideas was one
of the most common sources of error. Accord
State of Nature
The state of nature, according to Hobbes, is described as war of every man against every
man (Hobbes). Hobbes characterizes the state of nature as being a violent and on-going
competition in which everyone has a natural right to everything
Reflection Draft 1- Descartes
I believe Descartes was able to maintain his standard of certainty throughout the
Meditations. When Descartes introduced the arguments for universal doubt, one of the arguments
was about the possibility of there being a decei
The following are not direct quotes from any of the authors weve read, but they express
ideas that our authors may have been sympathetic too. For EACH one, tell which of the
political thinkers weve read (Thomas Hobbes, J
According to Johnson in "Privacy" one of the central moral objections to the infringement
on privacy committed by the increasing use of computers is:
A person is a whistle-blower if they:
are a member of the organization.
reveal information that the organization would not want revealed.
reveal information with which they have been entrusted.
all of the above.
1 / 1 pts
Which moral theory is about judging the one who does the action, more than the action itself?
ethics of care
1 / 1 pts
Which moral theory confuses what people should do with what
Torture should not be legitimized.
Torture goes against human rights.
Legitimation would provide a setback in the campaign against human rights.
Therefore, because of the worlds leading democracy, the legitimization of torture would
Drug prohibition is justifiable.
Our young people do not act in their own best interest.
We should protect young people.
Therefore, young people need protection from worst possible consequences when
dealing with dealing with drugs.
I find this
1.What is the alternative view of addiction suggested by Shapiro? What is meant by the terms
"drug", "set", and "setting" in this view?
The alternative view suggests that those who use drugs arent necessarily and shouldnt
be considered as drug addicts. Th
1. McMahan claims that combatants should not be able to this moral equality
because they should be accountable for taking lives and being in a war and acting in an
impermissible way. The combatants should be held accountable for participating in
1.Responsibility comes with the role of parenting.
2. Responsibility is a form of guilt and humility.
3. Parents who choose genetic enhancement have greater form of guilt and humility.
4. Therefore, parents become more responsible for choosing or failing
Reading Questions #1:Callahan and Gill
1. Callahan first uses the words private killing when pointing out his reinstatement of
Euthanasia. He describes it as an instance where two people, mainly the patient, has
agreed with another, the doctor to end his
2nd March, 2017
Empiricism Vs Skepticism
To have a better understanding of the definition itself, we can have this
conversation forever. When a philosopher is talking about what is empiricism and
skepticism, the l
B According to R. Edward Freeman in "Managing for Stakeholders," the
says that business executives are only responsible to their shareholders.
shows how business dealings are completely separate from ethics.
is implicit i
According to De George, "Intellectual Property and Pharmaceutical Drugs
: An Ethical Analysis" the Standard Argument is made up of what two parts?
The Production obligation and Access obligation
Moral arguments and Business arguments
The dilemma in Euthyphro is:
an action is either good because God commands it, or God commands it
because it's good.
an action is either good because God exists, or it is good because God commands it.
either God exits, or God does not exis
According to Arrington, advertising agencies argue that which of the following is proof
that consumers want the products that they advertise?
cusomers are better educated about their products
customers do not buy products that have not be