doctor knows best (Correct!
patients know best (In this view, the patient is not considered the
nurses know best. (Nurses would not be the ones making medical
parents know best (In t
Distributive justice is concerned with
Giving people what is good and bad equally. (Correct!
Giving people what is good and bad based on what they
deserve. (This approach is not distributive justice.
Giving people what is
One good argument that attempts to justify killing in defense of the innocent says that
the good of defending the innocent outweighs the bad of killing a
person threatening to kill innocents (Correct!
the good of killing a person thre
Business ethics does not need ethical theory.
True (Incorrect. This is false. Business ethics
applies ethical theory to issues and problems in business.
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Question 2 Question :
Ethics is the study of
knowledge (This would be epistemology, not ethics.
the nature of reality (This would be metaphysics, not ethics.
human behavior (This would be sociology, not ethics.
right and wrong (Correct!
Direct action to terminate a patients life requested by the patient is
allowing someone to die (This does not involve direct action.
mercy death (Correct!
mercy killing (The author uses this term to describe terminati
Consequentialists believe that the central part of moral action is the
self (Only ethical egoism believes this.
virtues (Consequentialists do not look to virtues to determine
other (Only altruism believes th
HU245 Unit 2
Ethics of Care
Prima Facie Duties
Act utilitarianism states that
one should perform that act
which will bring about the
greatest amount of good for