Leg500 Midterm 2012

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Question 1
0 out of 5 points Which of the following statements best illustrates the view of “utilitarianism”?
I. From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
II. The risk reasonably to be perceived defines the duty to be obeyed and risks imports relation; it is risk to another or to others within the range of apprehension.
III. An action is right when maximizing welfare and total well-being.
IV. Individuals should pursue his or her own self-interest, even at the expense of others.
Selected Answer: I only
Correct Answer: III only
Question 2
5 out of 5 points Assuming a business ethical dilemma, which statement best illustrates Gilligan approach suggested in her theory of “The Ethics of Care”?
Selected Answer: care and responsibility to others
Correct Answer: care and responsibility to others
Question 3
5 out of 5 points Which of the following views on outsourcing would be consistent with the free market ethics approach advocated by Milton Friedman?
Selected Answer: Outsourcing enhances competitiveness, modernization, and bigger market opportunities.
Correct Answer: Outsourcing enhances competitiveness, modernization, and bigger market opportunities.
Question 4
5 out of 5 points According to Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, which of the following is not a reason to allow corporations the right to spend money and advertise for political candidates?
Selected Answer: The immense wealth of a corporation allows it to be the most accurate in providing messages to people.
Correct Answer: The immense wealth of a corporation allows it to be the most accurate in providing messages to people.
Question 5
0 out of 5 points All of the following are considered exceptions to the general rule that there is no duty to…...

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