ETHC 445 Week 6 quiz

ETHC 445 Week 6 quiz

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  • Date Submitted: 03/12/2014 2:50 PM
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Question 1. Question :
Ethics of the deontological school would drive the commanding officer (CO) to make what decision? D.
Deontological Ethics: The deontological ethics of duty to follow requirements and procedures relate in this case to safety of aircraft operation and travel of people not trained as aircrew members.

To seek the best welfare for his sailor
To take risks of courage
To calculate the best possible outcome
To ask what virtues he seeks to honor
To do his duty under rules and procedures

Question 2. Question :
For the CO to think about what is best for all indicates what kind of decision making? B. Utilitarian Ethics: No matter what...indicates the need to deliver.

Ethical egoism
Utilitarian ethics
Care-based ethics
An Aristotelian excess of the virtue
The duty of the situation

Question 3. Question :
If the CO's conscience was bothering him while making a decision, reading up on what ethicist would have made him aware of his thinking and deciding? C

Ayn Rand
St. Anselm
St. Thomas Aquinas
John Locke
John Stuart Mill

Question 4. Question :

What virtue is not shown if the CO shows unwillingness to contact the carrier air group commander about the welfare of his sailor because of fear?

The virtue of courage

Question 5. Question :
If the CO follows a principle that relates to the first formulation of the categorical imperative, what is the proper term of Kant's that should be used?


Question 6. Question :
When the CO wants to avoid doing "stupid things," what theory of ethics is he displaying?

Plato's doctrine of civil responsibility
Aristotle's doctrine of the mean
Hobbes' state of nature
Augustine's notion of sin
Locke's idea of social contract

Question 7. Question :
The CO's concern to maximize the best outcomes for...

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