Ethics EMP Chapter 7/8 Utilitarianism

  1. Who was the leader of a group of
    philosophical radicals whose aim was to reform the laws and institutions of
    England along utilitarian lines?




    B. Jeremy Bentham
  2. According to the chapter reading, what is the
    name of the principle requiring us “to produce the most happiness that we can”?




    C.  The principle of utility
  3. True or False:

    According to utilitarian philosophy, morality is no longer to be understood as "some set of inflexible rules".
    True
  4.  True or False:

    Utilitarianism insists that the
    moral community must be expanded to include animals.
    True
  5. The British psychologist Richard D. Ryder
    characterized the idea that animal interests matter less than human interests
    as a kind of?




    B.  Speciesism
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