<ol><li>How does acing utilitarianism differ from ethical egoism. Which do you think is more plausible
and why</li><li>what is it for an action to be optimific? How might an action bring about more happiness the any other alternative, but still fail to be optimific?</li><li>most utilitarians think that sometimes people are not to balsam fo performing actions that a re very wrong, and that sometimes people should not be praised for doing the right thing. why do they think this</li><li>how do utilitarian account for cases in which we lack oral knowledge. do you find such an account plasuible?</li><li>utilitarians reject the existence of absolute moral rules. Do you think that there re any absolute moral rules? if so what are they and how can their absolute status be defended against the utilitarian view that the ends justify the means?</li><li>utilitarian think that she humans are morally equal to some animals. what exactly do they mean by this and how do they argue for it? do you agree with them. why or why not.</li><li>Provide your own example of a slippery slope argument and explain how it can best be defended</li></ol>
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