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Which type of egoism is based on a scientific descriptive approach?

Which type of egoism is based on a scientific descriptive approach? A.) Psychological B.) Universal C.) Individual D.) Ethical


Cynthia expects everyone in her life-especially her parents, her best friend, and her boyfriend-to consider her feelings when they make all of their decisions. What type of egoism do her exceptions describe? A.) Psychological B.) Universal C.) Individual D.) Personal


Edward wants to shoplift a pair of sunglasses from a store, and asks his friend Roberto for help. Roberto does not want to participate in a theft because he doesn't want to get caught and go to jail, but he tells Edward to do what he feels is best for him. Which type of egoism best describes Roberto's point of view? A.) Weak B.) Universal C.) Individual D.) Personal



Sarai's boyfriend, Mohammed, broke up with her to marry a rich woman who will take care of him. Although she's hurt, Sarai concludes that Mohammed is doing what is best for his like, and if she was in his place, she'd do the same thing. What type of egoism does her belief describe? A.) Strong B.) Weak C.) Individual D.) Universal


Who is the foremost modern champion of ethic egoism? A.) Ayn Rand B.) Carol Gilligan C.) Bertrand Russell D.) Jesse Kalin


Who is considered a principal architect of utilitarianism? A.) Brian Medlin B.) Bertrand Russell C.) John Stuart Mill D.) Immanual Kant


Torsten wants to become a doctor. Although his friend suggests that he become a plastic surgeon, which would allow Torsten to join his father's successful practice, he decides he wants to become an oncologist and join a research group looking for a cure for cancer. This choice is best described by which theory? A.) Act Utilitarianism B.) Care Utilitarianism C.) Rule Utilitarianism D.) Ethical Utilitarianism


A pharmacist only has one does of a medication left in stock and will not receive any more for another week. Two patients come to the pharmacy at the same time to get that medication; one patient is a banker and the other patient is a homeless man. If the pharmacist decides who deserves the medication based on their perceived worth, what would be an example of (a)n ______ approach. A.) Care ethics B.) Individualism C.) Scientific egoism D.) End-justified-the-means


Sarah has been sent to buy takeout for dinner. She needs to choose food for herself, her best friend, her mother and a new family acquaintance. According to universal ethical egoism, whois she most likely to make happy with her food choices? A.) Herself B.) Her acquaintance C.) Her mother D.) Her best friend


Annalisa's friend think that she is self-absorbed and aloof because she only considers her grades when making decisions about her social life. She won't go to parties, drink alcohol, or stay out late. Although her friends don't understand her behavior, she tells them that she's taking responsibility for her education and can't worry about whether or not they do the same. Which school of thought has she adopted? A.) Psychological egoism B.) Prescriptive egoism C.) Scientific egoism D.) Universal ethical egoism

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