Ethics RTD Chapters 15/16 Animal Rights

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Ethics RTD Chapters 15/16 Animal Rights
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RTD Chapter 15/16 Animal Rights
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  1. What widespread practice does Norcross argue is morally
    equivalent to Fred's torture of puppies?


    A. Dog fighting.
    B. Eating factory-farmedmeat.
    C. Medical research.
    D. Keeping animals in zoos.
    B. Eating factory-farmed meat.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Which of the following objections does Norcross not
    consider?


    a. Some people don't
    know about the treatment of animals on factory farms.
    b. Humans are superior to
    animals because they are created in God's image.
    c. Humans are superior to animals because they are rational.
    d. Agribusiness is too large to respond to the behavior of one consumer.
    b. Humans are superior toanimals because they are created in God's image.
  3. What trait did Aristotle believe grants humans higher
    moral status than animals?


    A. Consciousness.
    B. An immaterial soul.
    C. Sentience.
    D. Rationality.
    D. Rationality.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. What is a moral patient?


    a. An individual who
    consistently acts morally.
    b. An individual who is capable of acting morally.
    c. An individual whose
    interests are morally considerable.
    d. An individual who is incapable of acting morally.
    c. An individual whoseinterests are morally considerable.
  5. What does Norcross think is the relationship between
    being a moral agent and being a moral patient?


    a. All moral agents are moral patients, but not all moral
    patients are moral agents.
    b. All moral patients are moral agents, but not all moral agents are moral
    patients.
    c. All moral agents are moral patients, and all moral patients are moral
    agents.
    d. Nothing can be both a moral agent and a moral patient.
    a. All moral agents are moral patients, but not all moralpatients are moral agents.

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