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Question 1



1. 
Foer is asking people to:





 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 


 


 

a.


 

 

Defend the rights of animals


 

 


 


 

b.


 

 

Stop buying factory-farmed meat


 

 


 


 

c.


 

 

Stop eating meat


 

 


 


 

d.


 

 

All of these


 



Question 2



1. 
Regan is against





 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 


 


 

a.


 

 

Eating animals


 

 


 


 

b.


 

 

Experimenting on animals


 

 


 


 

c.


 

 

All of these


 

 


 


 

d.


 

 

Hunting animals


 



Question 3



1. 
Cohen is against





 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 


 


 

a.


 

 

Eating animals


 

 


 


 

b.


 

 

Experimenting on animals


 

 


 


 

c.


 

 

Neglecting your pets


 

 


 


 

d.


 

 

None of these


 



Question 4



1. 
Kant believes that





 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 


 


 

a.


 

 

Animals are our instruments


 

 


 


 

b.


 

 

All of these


 

 


 


 

c.


 

 

We should not be unnecessarily cruel to animals


 

 


 


 

d.


 

 

If you are cruel to animals, you will be cruel to people.


 



Question 5



1. 
Speciesists defend their position by pointing to a relevant
difference between species. According to Cohen, the relevant difference between
humans and other animals is that humans:





 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 


 


 

a.


 

 

Have reason


 

 


 


 

b.


 

 

Care for each other


 

 


 


 

c.


 

 

Experience pain


 

 


 


 

d.


 

 

Are part of a moral community


 



Question 6



1. 
Michael Pollan:





 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 


 


 

a.


 

 

Calls for alternatives to factory farmed meat


 

 


 


 

b.


 

 

Defends speciesism


 

 


 


 

c.


 

 

None of these


 

 


 


 

d.


 

 

Defends the rights of animals


 



Question 7



1. 
Foer is interested in:





 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 


 


 

a.


 

 

All of these


 

 


 


 

b.


 

 

Movements to get the government to outlaw factory farms


 

 


 


 

c.


 

 

Informing people about how most meat gets to the market


 

 


 


 

d.


 

 

Defending animal rights


 



Question 8



1. 
Cohen's speciesism favors:





 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 


 


 

a.


 

 

All of these


 

 


 


 

b.


 

 

The strongest species


 

 


 


 

c.


 

 

Some more advanced forms within a species


 

 


 


 

d.


 

 

Human animals over nonhuman animals


 



Question 9



1. 
Kant thinks we have no direct duties to nonhuman animals



True



False



Question 10



1. 
Singer insists on equal treatment for all people and animals



True



False





Question 11



1. 
Kant’s reason for not harming animals is that the animals suffer
from it



True



False



Question 12



1. 
Regan thinks animals have rights in view of the fact that:





 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 


 


 

a.


 

 

They are subjects of a life


 

 


 


 

b.


 

 

They can suffer and feel pain


 

 


 


 

c.


 

 

They are like us emotionally and they display some reason


 

 


 


 

d.


 

 

They would claim them if they could


 



Question 13



1. 
Cohen thinks some people have mistakenly thought nonhuman
animals to have rights because:





 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 


 


 

a.


 

 

Animals act in similar ways to us sometimes in terms of emotion
  and reason


 

 


 


 

b.


 

 

Both of these


 

 


 


 

c.


 

 

Neither of these


 

 


 


 

d.


 

 

They mistook the sense in which animals have intrinsic value


 



Question 14



1. 
Cohen thinks being part of a moral community involves





 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 


 


 

a.


 

 

Having a free will


 

 


 


 

b.


 

 

Having a moral free will


 

 


 


 

c.


 

 

Making decisions


 

 


 


 

d.


 

 

Being able to do good things


 



Question 15



1. 
Kant thinks your reason for harming an animal is relevant to
whether it is wrong to harm it.



True



False





Question 16



1. 
Kant thinks we have a direct duty to





 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 


 


 

a.


 

 

Animals and people


 

 


 


 

b.


 

 

People only


 

 


 


 

c.


 

 

Animals with higher intelligence and people


 

 


 


 

d.


 

 

People who are capable of reasoning


 



Question 17



1. 
Kant thinks it’s OK to experiment on animals to advance medicine



True



False



Question 18



1. 
Greer (from the video) argues that





 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 


 


 

a.


 

 

We shouldn’t treat animals cruelly


 

 


 


 

b.


 

 

We shouldn’t support factory farms


 

 


 


 

c.


 

 

We shouldn’t experiment on animals


 

 


 


 

d.


 

 

None of these


 



Question 19



1. 
Greer (from video) thinks it’s appropriate for people to decide
rights for animals



True



False



Question 20



1. 
Singer thinks animals should be considered in virtue of





 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 
 
 


 


 


 

a.


 

 

Their rational side


 

 


 


 

b.


 

 

Their capacity to suffer and enjoy life


 

 


 


 

c.


 

 

The fact that they have families


 

 


 


 

d.


 

 

Their natural places in the world


 



Essay Questions



1. 
Having learned about Plato's view,
egoism, relativism, the divine command theory, utilitarianism, Kant, Ayer,
Moore--which seems most appealing to you if you were to choose, and why. (There
is no correct answer to this, just an opportunity to think about what kind of
thinker you are.)



2. 
Explain how Pollan
justifies eating meat while agreeing with Singer. (You need to explain the
way in which he agrees with Singer to answer this.)



3. 
(a) What is Foer’s mission?  (b)
What is Bittman’s explanation for how it is possible for factory farming
employees to continue doing what they do?


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