• Ethics question?

    A key premise in the argument for active euthanasia is that the right of self-determination includes the right of competent persons to decide the manner of their dying. This premise is: A. incoherent. B. clearly false. C. accepted by virtually all parties to the euthanasia debate. D. Controversial
    A key premise in the argument for active euthanasia is that the right of self-determination includes the right of competent persons to decide the manner of their dying. This premise is: A. incoherent. B. clearly false. C. accepted by virtually all parties to the euthanasia debate. D. Controversial
    1 answer · Homework Help · 3 days ago
  • Ethics question?

    The principle of autonomy (the right of self-determination) can be used to argue for: A. a ban on active euthanasia. B. end-of-life self-determination in the form of active euthanasia. C. restrictions on autonomy for dying patients. D. the Roman Catholic view of active euthanasia and suicide.
    The principle of autonomy (the right of self-determination) can be used to argue for: A. a ban on active euthanasia. B. end-of-life self-determination in the form of active euthanasia. C. restrictions on autonomy for dying patients. D. the Roman Catholic view of active euthanasia and suicide.
    2 answers · Homework Help · 3 days ago
  • Ethics question?

    To what principle or right does this argument appeal? We all have a right to personal liberty, but reproductive cloning would severely constrain our freedom to act according to our own lights. A clone would grow up watching her genetic duplicate, believing that the life she wants to live has already been lived by her twin. So she thinks she has no... show more
    To what principle or right does this argument appeal? We all have a right to personal liberty, but reproductive cloning would severely constrain our freedom to act according to our own lights. A clone would grow up watching her genetic duplicate, believing that the life she wants to live has already been lived by her twin. So she thinks she has no open future, and her sense of personal freedom is destroyed. A. the right to ignorance B. the right to privacy C. the principle of beneficence D. the greatest happiness principle
    5 answers · Homework Help · 3 days ago
  • Ethics question?

    Almost everyone agrees that: A. genetic enhancement is a good thing. B. no genetic intervention should be used on humans. C. if genetic techniques are inherently dangerous, they should not be used on humans. D. therapeutic cloning should be us
    Almost everyone agrees that: A. genetic enhancement is a good thing. B. no genetic intervention should be used on humans. C. if genetic techniques are inherently dangerous, they should not be used on humans. D. therapeutic cloning should be us
    3 answers · Homework Help · 5 days ago
  • Ethics question?

    Probably the strongest argument for using gene therapy and genetic enhancement appeals to the principle of: A. justice. B. double effect. C. beneficence. D. autonomy.
    Probably the strongest argument for using gene therapy and genetic enhancement appeals to the principle of: A. justice. B. double effect. C. beneficence. D. autonomy.
    4 answers · Homework Help · 5 days ago
  • Ethics question?

    Human reproductive cloning is: A. safe and feasible. B. the same as therapeutic cloning. C. controversial. D. the same as DNA cloning.
    Human reproductive cloning is: A. safe and feasible. B. the same as therapeutic cloning. C. controversial. D. the same as DNA cloning.
    3 answers · Philosophy · 6 days ago
  • Ethics question?

    Many of those opposed to genetic engineering argue that: A. we have no duty to use genetic engineering to give someone super-human abilities. B. we may have a duty to use genetic engineering in the future, but not now. C. altering the human genome is permissible only in rare cases. D. we have a duty to keep genetic engineering from poor and needy... show more
    Many of those opposed to genetic engineering argue that: A. we have no duty to use genetic engineering to give someone super-human abilities. B. we may have a duty to use genetic engineering in the future, but not now. C. altering the human genome is permissible only in rare cases. D. we have a duty to keep genetic engineering from poor and needy people.
    5 answers · Philosophy · 6 days ago
  • Ethics question?

    A key argument for using gene therapy is based on: A. God’s plan for the human race. B. the notion of not tampering with nature. C. the right of self-determination. D. respect for the life of embryos.
    A key argument for using gene therapy is based on: A. God’s plan for the human race. B. the notion of not tampering with nature. C. the right of self-determination. D. respect for the life of embryos.
    4 answers · Religion & Spirituality · 6 days ago
  • Ethics question?

    Suppose your friend is an animal rights advocate for the same reasons that Singer is (utilitarian calculations). She thinks our system of meat production should be abolished, but by her own lights, her utilitarianism could sanction: A. a cruel but quick form of meat production. B. meat production in foreign countries. C. meat production that was... show more
    Suppose your friend is an animal rights advocate for the same reasons that Singer is (utilitarian calculations). She thinks our system of meat production should be abolished, but by her own lights, her utilitarianism could sanction: A. a cruel but quick form of meat production. B. meat production in foreign countries. C. meat production that was even more cruel than the system we have now. D. a humane form of meat production.
    1 answer · Homework Help · 1 week ago
  • Ethics question?

    Every year, snake charmers in India used reptiles to make money during the Hindu snake festival. But animal welfare activists protested that the snakes were being injured during the process and later killed. In this conflict, who would be likely to side with the snake charmers? A. Jeremy Bentham B. Peter Singer C. René Descartes D. Tom Regan
    Every year, snake charmers in India used reptiles to make money during the Hindu snake festival. But animal welfare activists protested that the snakes were being injured during the process and later killed. In this conflict, who would be likely to side with the snake charmers? A. Jeremy Bentham B. Peter Singer C. René Descartes D. Tom Regan
    2 answers · Homework Help · 2 weeks ago
  • Ethics question?

    Animal rights activists waged a highly effective campaign against the practice of seal hunting, an activity that constituted the heart of Canadian Inuit culture and identity. The campaign devastated the Inuit economy and created a host of health, social, and cultural problems for them. Whose moral outlook would likely be kinder to the Inuit on this... show more
    Animal rights activists waged a highly effective campaign against the practice of seal hunting, an activity that constituted the heart of Canadian Inuit culture and identity. The campaign devastated the Inuit economy and created a host of health, social, and cultural problems for them. Whose moral outlook would likely be kinder to the Inuit on this issue? A. Aquinas’s B. Peter Singer’s C. Tom Regan’s D. a combination of Singer’s and Regan’s
    3 answers · Homework Help · 2 weeks ago
  • Ethics question?

    The claim that merely having the DNA of the human species gives beings moral considerability has been undermined by: A. studies of animal anatomy. B. DNA research. C. the logical possibility of animals existing on other planets. D. the logical possibility of creatures who have full moral status but no DNA.
    The claim that merely having the DNA of the human species gives beings moral considerability has been undermined by: A. studies of animal anatomy. B. DNA research. C. the logical possibility of animals existing on other planets. D. the logical possibility of creatures who have full moral status but no DNA.
    1 answer · Philosophy · 2 weeks ago
  • Ethics question?

    To say that an animal has moral status is to say that: A. it is an object of direct moral consideration or concern. B. it is alive and sentient. C. it is worthy of moral concern because of its relationship to others. D. there are no limits to the amount of suffering that can be inflicted on it.
    To say that an animal has moral status is to say that: A. it is an object of direct moral consideration or concern. B. it is alive and sentient. C. it is worthy of moral concern because of its relationship to others. D. there are no limits to the amount of suffering that can be inflicted on it.
    1 answer · Philosophy · 2 weeks ago
  • Ethics question?

    According to Kant, if we treat a cashier as a means to the end of buying food, we perform an action that is: A. indeterminate. B. permissible. C. hypothetical. D. impermissible.
    According to Kant, if we treat a cashier as a means to the end of buying food, we perform an action that is: A. indeterminate. B. permissible. C. hypothetical. D. impermissible.
    1 answer · Homework Help · 2 weeks ago
  • Job search quest?

    I work as an office assistant at a hospital in Idaho and I desperately want to find a similar job in another state. Is it possible to get a job like the job in another state. Is it possible to get a job similar to the one I have in another state without a college degree?
    I work as an office assistant at a hospital in Idaho and I desperately want to find a similar job in another state. Is it possible to get a job like the job in another state. Is it possible to get a job similar to the one I have in another state without a college degree?
    2 answers · Other - Careers & Employment · 3 weeks ago