Ethics

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Ethics
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2014-12-18 13:06:45
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Deontological Theories
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  1. Kant's Second Formulation (the Formula of Humanity) can be used to justify
    a) abolishing human trafficking
    b) campaigning for women's rights
    c) establishing laws against rape
    d) all of the above
    d) all of the above
  2. According of Kantianism, we have personal autonomy because we
    A) have a duty to be responsible for others
    B) use maxims to guide our own decision making
    C) use people for our own ends
    D) have the ability to make our own decisions based on reason
    D) have the ability to make our own decisions based on reason
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. A scholarship panel which looks at applications that have been stripped of identifying content (e.g., names, ages, addresses, schools) can be said to be operating using
    A) the Veil of Ignorance
    B) the Hypothetical Imperative
    C) the Original Position
    D) the Formula of Humanity
    A) the Veil of Ignorance
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. A tax formula that has lower income people paying a smaller percentage in tax than higher income people could be said to be operating under
    A) the Original Position
    B) the Social Contract
    C) the Difference Principle
    D) the Liberty Principle
    C) the Difference Principle
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. A doctor treating a patient with a complicated heart condition is faced with two options.  The first option is an experimental surgery which could cure the condition quickly, but the procedure comes with considerable risk of injury and death.  The other option is a proven treatment course of medications, but his course takes more than two years, and the medications can have significant side effects.  The prima facie duties the doctor is weighing use:
    A) the duty of justice and the duty of reparations
    B) the duty of beneficence and the duty of non malfeasance
    C) the duty of gratitude and the duty of promise keeping
    D) the duty of non malfeasance and the duty of justice
    B) the duty of beneficence and the duty of non malfeasance
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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