True or False: Epicurus claims that the end (or goal) of all our actions is to treat each other fairly and decently
True or False: Milgram's Authority experiments show that most people tend to respect someone they think of as a legitimate authority
According to Epicurus, one should seek pleasure...
Only when it will not result in greater amounts of pain later
GEtting a vaccine in order to prevent illness is an example of something that is...
What sort of diet does Epicurus recommend in order to attain happiness?
A gourmet luxury diet,
a simple and inexpensive diet,
a diet consisting only of foods one had grown oneself
In philosophy, an argument is...
a chain of reasoning consisting of a set of reasons that supports some conclusion
Which of the following does Epicurus think is NOT conducive to a pleasant life?
Enjoying lots of fine food and drink
How can we determine whether one pleasure (A) is more valuable than another pleasure (B), according to Mill?
Pleasure A is preferred to pleasure B by most people who are acquainted with both
True or False: Norcross uses the story of Fred to argue that is morally distinguishable from the behavior of people who consume factory-farmed meat?
True or False: If cows have moral standing, then it is always impermissible to put a human interest ahead of the life and interest of the cow
Norcross uses the argument from marginal cases. This argument claims that
Some animals have rational capacities to the degree that some humans do
True or False: Someone who takes a sentientist view argues that all living things capable of feeling pain deserve moral consideration
True or False: Anthropocentrism is defined as the view that all forms of life are equally valuable, and that humanity is not special in any way
Kant claims that the only thing that can be said to be good "without limitation" is ...
the good will
True or False: Someone who takes a sentientist view argues that all living things capable of feeling pain deserve moral reflection
True or False: Wendell Berry argues that being passive consumers of food is incompatible with being free and living in a democracy
In Norcross's opening story, Fred tortures puppies...
Because this gives him a compound that enhances his gustatory pleasure
According to Hill, "proper humility" consists of
-A sense of relative importance with respect to other humans
Rachels concludes that euthanasia is...
Sometimes morally acceptable because it promotes the best interest of all involved and violates no one's rights
Norcross uses the argument from marginal cases. This argument claims that...
some animals have rational capacities to the degree that some humans do