PHI 208 Week 2 Quiz: 2 sets

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Set 1 Question 1. When faced with the complaint that utilitarianism is a doctrine worthy of pigs, Mill responds that pleasures differ in: purity quality species weight. Question 2. What does Peter Singer say about the history of liberation movements? They tend to become narrower in scope … zeroing in on the exact class that deserves moral consideration. They tend to become wider in scope … with people learning to apply moral principles to groups previously not considered. They tend to become more discriminatory … giving fewer and fewer rights to the less privileged. They tend to discover that the original concepts in the past were superior and it is a mistake to veer from traditional wisdom. Question 3. Which of the following does not describe how egg-laying hens are treated in factory farms? They are allowed to scratch through dirt and grass looking for seeds and bugs in the fresh open air. They are kept in such tight confinement that they cannot lift their

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PHI 208 Week 2 Quiz: 2 setsSet 1Question 1.When faced with the complaint that utilitarianism is a doctrine worthy of pigs, Mill responds thatpleasures differ in:purityqualityspeciesweight.Question 2.What does Peter Singer say about the history of liberation movements?They tend to become narrower in scope zeroing in on the exact class that deserves moralconsideration.They tend to become wider in scope with people learning to apply moral principles to groupspreviously not considered.They tend to become more discriminatory giving fewer and fewer rights to the less privileged.They tend to discover that the original concepts in the past were superior and it is a mistake toveer from traditional wisdom.Question 3.Which of the following does not describe how egg-laying hens are treated in factory farms?They are allowed to scratch through dirt and grass looking for seeds and bugs in the fresh openair.They are kept in such tight confinement that they cannot lift their wingsThey are starved into a period of forced moltingThey have their beaks painfully seared offQuestion 4.What moral theory does Jeremy Bentham (with whom Singer seems to agree) endorse?Moral relativismAnarchismUtilitarianismSocial Contract TheoryQuestion 5.Which of the following statements is the strongest evidence that the person saying it is autilitarian?Ginny: Violations of rights are very serious, from the moral point of view.Helen: I agree. It is alway

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