PHI 445 Week 1 Quiz Set 2 Identify the theory that believes people act only out of a self-interest.
1. Question : Which of the following shifts the focus from questions about what a person should do toward a ?
2. Question : Which theory of ethics says that we should make decisions that produce “the greatest good for the greatest number”?
3. Question : Identify the theory that believes people act only out of a self-interest.
4. Question : An example of an intrinsic value for an employee would be
5. Question : If Mr. Swanson, a college professor, says that there is no such thing as right and wrong and treats questions regarding what is good and evil as relative to an individual’s values and culture, this is an example of the theory of
6. Question : When a pharmaceutical company releases a new drug with known side effects that will help more people than the side effects will harm, this is an example of what type of ethics?
7. Question : The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulates television and radio media to ensure they do not broadcast vulgar language. This is an example of the principle of
8. Question : Which of the following is an example of a human right?
9. Question : The idea that character traits can contribute to or take away from a happy and meaningful life describes
10. Question : Groups could not function well if members of groups were completely free to make decisions for themselves about what to do and how to act. Which of the following uses legal rules and organizational rules to keep order in groups?
11. Question : According to philosopher John Locke, which of the following statements about human rights is true?
12. Question : The main idea of utilitarianism is its focus on
13. Question : The idea that we are born with basic moral principles that we use to judge people’s actions describes __________ theory.
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