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1.

Question :

Consequentialists
believe that the central part of moral action is the ____________.

Student Answer:

self(Only ethical egoism believes this.)

virtues(Consequentialists do not look to virtues to determine
moral action.)

other(Only altruism believes this.)

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consequences(Correct!)

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Question 2.

Question :

If
you are a psychological egoist, you believe ____________________.

Student Answer:

that people should help others(Psychological egoism does not
attempt to explain how people should act, just why they do act.)

that people ought to help
animals(Psychological egoism does not
attempt to explain how people should act, just why they do act.)

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that people always or often do
help themselves(Correct!)

that people should or ought to
help themselves(Psychological egoism does not
attempt to explain how people should act, just why they do act.)

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Question 3.

Question :

One
of the main difficulties of consequentialist theories is that
____________________.

Student Answer:

they are based solely on our
duties at the time(This
is a difficulty with duty ethics.)

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it is very difficult to discover
and determine all possible consequences(Correct!)

they emphasize the person or
character at the expense of action(Consequentialist
theories focus on the outcome of the action, not motives of the one
acting.)

they are based exclusively on
our selfish interests(This
is a criticism of just one type of consequentialist theory called ethical
egoism.)

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Question 4.

Question :

What
is an important difference between utilitarianism and ethical egoism?

Student Answer:

There is none because
utilitarianism and ethical egoism are different names for the same theory.(These are two different
theories.)

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Utilitarianism says we should
consider everyone’s interests, whereas ethical egoism says people should
act in their own self-interest.(Correct!)

Utilitarianism concerns how
people should act, while ethical egoism concerns how people do act.(Both are concerned with how
people should act.)

Utilitarianism is a
consequentialist theory; ethical egoism is not.(Both theories are consequentialist theories.)

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Question 5.

Question :

Which
of the following is a well-known ethical egoist?

Student Answer:

Jeremy Bentham(Bentham is a well-known
utilitarian.)

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Ayn Rand
@Correct!

Brian Medlin(Medlin is known for his
criticism of ethical egoism.)

John Stuart Mill(Mill is a well-known
utilitarian.)

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Question 6.

Question :

Who
believes that reasoning in moral matters is usually used to confirm our
more direct sense of right and wrong?

Student Answer:

Deontologists(Not all deontologists believe
this.)

Care theorists(Care theorists do not assume a
sense of right and wrong.)

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Intuitionists(Correct!)

Psychologists(Psychologists do not assume
reasoning confirms our sense of right and wrong.)

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Question 7.

Question :

Which
of the following are examples of non-consequentialist ethical theories?

Student Answer:

Intuitionism(This is a non-consequentialist
theory, but there are others.)

Divine command(This is a non-consequentialist
theory, but there are others.)

Deontological ethics(This is a non-consequentialist
theory, but there are others.)

Prima facie ethics(This is a non-consequentialist
theory, but there are others.)

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All of the above(Correct!)

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Question 8.

Question :

What
is a presumed strength of divine command theory?

Student Answer:

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There is a standard above human
reasoning.(Correct!)

There is no rational foundation.(This would be a weakness.)

Even if the rules are morally
valid, there is no justification procedure for them.(This would be a weakness.)

There is far too much divergence
among religious people to make a determination of the rules with any
confidence.(This would be a weakness.)

Points
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of 1

Comments:

Question 9.

Question :

According
to Kant, the only thing that is good without qualification is ________.

Student Answer:

good results(Kant did not look to results to
determine morality.)

good rules upon which to act(Kant believed that rules should
be qualified.)

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good will(Correct!)

good consequences(Kant did not look to
consequences to determine morality.)

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of 1

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Question 10.

Question :

Which
of the following is a strength of nonconsequentialist approaches?

Student Answer:

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Rules are grounded in something
other than consequences and/or cost-benefit analysis(Correct!)

Ignores consequences(This would be considered a
weakness.)

There is division over which
rules have precedence over others(This
would be considered a weakness.)

Apparently shuts down moral
discussion(This would be considered a
weakness.)

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