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Greatest Good For The Greatest Good For The Greatest Number
1,444 wordsIn the past decade, we have become witness to the creation to the birth of Dolly, the lamb, in-vitro fertilization, organ transplants, and nutritionally enhanced food, all of which fall under the very controversial topic of cloning. These dramatic advances in biotechnology have spurred many ethical debates as well as questions by many philosophers, researchers, scientists, as well as everyday people in dire need of these advancements for medical reasons. On the one hand, from a utilitarian persp...
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Number Of People Greatest Good For The Greatest
682 wordsIn Kantianism reason is the sole authority for determining what is ethical and what is ethical must be based on a principle or rule that that must apply to every human being universally, without exception. The rule is based on what Kant calls the Categorical Imperative- they base morality on universal laws or rules and not on individual interests or desires. Universal Law is any personal moral rule that can be applied to all human beings without exception. Kant feels that a person should be prai...
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Shell And Nigerian Oil Uti
1,141 words... in mostly small ways one could ignore however, the amount of time that this harm exists is very great and odds are it will be polluted in the future faster than it takes for the Earth to heal itself. Where the Ogoni's oil was taken by Shell and parts of the profits allocated to the Nigerian government there is a major misallocation of who received the money generated by the oil. The oil generates 10 billion dollars a year to the Nigerian government from producing the vast amounts of oil, thi...
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Theory Of Value Greatest Good For The Greatest
1,695 wordsDilemma Presented To Him Exemplifies The Empirical View of Utilitarianism 'One death, and a thousand lives in exchange -- it's simple arithmetic. ' -Raskolnikov Raskolnikov's mathematical evaluation of the moral dilemma presented to him in Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment exemplifies the empirical view of utilitarianism. Utilitarianism attempts to distinguish between right and wrong by measuring a decision based on its calculated worth. Raskolnikov appears to employ the fundamentals of utilitar...
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Make A Difference Greatest Good For The Greatest
4,386 wordsFast Eddie by Rick Vallejo's (Daredevil or) (Comments appreciated) Where do I begin to write down my misadventure. I would have never picked up a pen and began had it not been for my host. Hes the type of fellow who tells you what to do and his partners (soldiers) make sure you did just as your told. This hideout, this fortress has more weapons than Ive seen in months. There is a guard at my door this minute, put there for my protection so I was told. Yeh right! Hes got a mean looking revolver w...
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Human Rights Violations Billion Dollars A Year
2,235 wordsShell Oil and the Exploitation of Nigeria Nigeria has been a country in political turmoil for a long time. The country was created in 1914 under British colonial rule and at that time it was considered a protectorate. It was not until 1960 that Nigeria received independence from the United Kingdom. One of Nigeria s problems politically is that it has over three hundred different ethnic groups. The three largest of these are the Hausa-Fulani, Igbo, and Yoruba. At the time of the independence of N...
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