Phi 210 Week 6 Quiz 2 Essay

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Question 1 5 out of 5 points Correct All persons act in order that they might get pleasure.Even so-called altruistic persons who help others so much that they do almost nothing for themselves get pleasure out of giving.Otherwise, they wouldn't do it. Suppose a person hits himself over the head with a hammer.He must get pleasure from it, because why else would he do it if he didn't get pleasure from it? Answer Selected Answer: Circular reasoning Correct Answer: Circular reasoning Question 2 5 out of 5 points Correct Either the government imposes price controls on the cost of prescription drugs, or the pharmaceutical companies will continue to reap huge…show more content…
The choice should be obvious. Answer Selected Answer: Either/Or Fallacy Correct Answer: Either/Or Fallacy Question 13 5 out of 5 points Correct Molecules are in constant random motion. The Statue of Liberty is composed of molecules. Therefore, the Statue of Liberty is in constant random motion. Answer Selected Answer: Composition Correct Answer: Composition Question 14 5 out of 5 points Correct The farmers of our state have asked that we introduce legislation to provide subsidies for soybeans. Unfortunately, we will have to turn down their request. If we give subsidies to the soybean farmers, then the corn and wheat growers will ask for the same thing. Then it will be the cotton growers, citrus growers, truck farmers, and cattle raisers. In the end, the cost will be astronomical. Answer Selected Answer: Slippery slope Correct Answer: Slippery slope Question 15 5 out of 5 points Correct White sheep eat more than black sheep (because there are more of them). Therefore, this white sheep eats more than that black sheep. Answer Selected Answer: Division Correct Answer: Division Question 16 5 out of 5

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