Utilitarianism
Lives of Others
I Kant get it
Who are you?
Pojman revisited
100

I developed the moral calculus

Who is Jeremy Bentham?

100

I lead the GDR but use my power for personal gain.

Who is Bruno Hempf?

100

This is the main meta-priniciple of Kant.

What is the Categorical Imperative?

100

Plato and Aristotle focus on what idea in their ethics.

What is character or virtue?

100

This is the term to describe the different practices in various parts of the world.

What is cultural relativism?

200

Quality of happiness matters to him.

Who is John Stuart Mill?

200

I am a well known director but can no longer get work in my field.

Who is Jerska?

200

This is the only purely good thing we know of.

What is a Good Will?

200

For Aristotle, this is something you do, not feel.

What is happiness?

200

This type of relativism focuses on each of us choosing our own values.

What is subjectivism?

300

These are four types of being to consider changing places with  Mill offers as a thought experiment.

What are animal, person of low intelligence, an uneducated person, and a rascal/person with no conscience?

300

This event prompted a main character to take a risk and join the critics.

What is the death of Jerska?

300

Kant uses this term to describe rational beings.

What is an end-in-itself?

300

These are the four virtues that Rachels discusses in his article.

What are courage, generosity, honesty, and loyalty?

300

These are the two names of the premises that Pojman uses in the argument for relativism.

What are the diversity and dependency thesis?

400

This is the name of Mill's one meta-rule.

What is the Greatest Happiness Principle?  Or the Principle of Utility?

400

This serves as a major sign that someone is lying in an interrogation. 

What is repeating a story word for word again and again?

400

For Kant, this phrase captures the idea of the moral community.

What is the Kingdom of Ends?

400

The four types of ethical law theories that Rachels mentions are...

What are egoism, utilitarianism, Kantianism, and Social Contract theory?

400

This first example from Pojman suggests that there are moral principles that we all can quickly accept.

What is "It is wrong to torture people for the fun of it?"

500

This story could be read as questioning the value of Utilitarianism.

What is "The Ones who walk away from Omelas?"

500

I named my book this title to honor another person.

What is Sonate fur ein gutes Mensch?  Or Sonata for a Good Man.

500

What has dignity, according to Kant?

What are Persons or rational beings?

500

For Rachels, loyalty implies what problem for Utilitarians or Kantians?

What is the virtue of treating friends and family differently than others?  

500

This is the name of the moral principles that Pojman claims can be argued for as universal.

What are prima facie Principles?

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