Business Ethics Quiz 2 Essay

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Question 1
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Nonconsequentialists like Ross believe that
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Selected Answer: we have no obligation to promote general welfare.
Correct Answer: morality permits each of us a sphere in which to pursue our own plans and goals.
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Utilitarians believe that
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Selected Answer: an action can't be right if the people who are made happy by it are outnumbered by the people who are made unhappy by it.
Correct Answer: an action that leads to unhappiness is morally right if any other action that you could have performed instead would have brought about even more unhappiness.
Question 3
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Egoism as a psychological theory
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Correct Answer: was in accordance with duty, but not done from duty.
Question 9
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According to Kant
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Selected Answer: good will is the only thing that is good in itself.
Correct Answer: good will is the only thing that is good in itself.
Question 10
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According to W. D. Ross's theory
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Selected Answer: we have various moral duties that can't be reduced to a single, overarching obligation.
Correct Answer: we have various moral duties that can't be reduced to a single, overarching obligation.
Question 11
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The statement that best defines rights is
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Selected Answer: a right is an entitlement to act or to have others act in a certain way.
Correct Answer: a right is an entitlement to act or to have others act in a certain way.
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Consequentialism
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Selected Answer: differs from nonconsequentialism because nonconsequentialism denies that consequences have any moral significance.
Correct Answer: states that the moral rightness of an action is determined solely by its results.
Question 13
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Kant believed that we should always act
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Selected Answer: in a way that we can will the maxim of our action to become a universal law.
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