- Carefully examine the seven essential moral theories discussed in Chapter 1 and then pick the theory you think best aligns with your own moral compass.
- Describe your chosen moral theory in some detail. Explain why you think your theory is a better source of moral guidance than some of the competing theories discussed in the chapter.
- Think of an experience in your life in which you applied your chosen theory. Was the outcome the one you expected?
- Lastly, have your thoughts changed since reading the first chapter? If so, how?
Question 2 Answer the following in 350 words chpt 8 attached
Write a short reflection statement (350-500 words) after reading Chapter 8. Use complete sentences and correct academic writing to complete this assignment.
Respond in writing to these items:
- How, according to Gill, do some philosophers argue that the moral foundations of the medical profession prohibit physicians from assisting in a patient’s suicide? How does Gill respond?
- What are the social attitudes toward suicide that Callahan mentions? Do you think these attitudes are appropriate? Even if they are, do you think that would show that something is wrong with suicide? Explain your answers.
- Callahan worries that legalized PAS gives physicians too much power to kill patients, including influencing patient decisions in wrongful ways. What reasons can you think of that a physician might have for doing this? Do you think it is plausible that this could be a widespread concern? Explain.
Question 3 answer the following in 350 words based on chpt 15 attached
- Describe a few proposed approaches to global warming that Lomborg believes are problematic and explain why he thinks they’re problematic. Do you agree with Lomborg that these approaches are in fact problematic? Why or why not? Lastly, which approach do you consider the most viable and effective, and why?
- What are the four goals Baxter proposes in order to develop a solution to the problems of human organization? Which of these goals do you find most compelling, and which do you find leastcompelling. Why?
Question 4 answer in 350 words based on Chpt 12 attached
- What are the two messages that would be sent by abolishing the death penalty according to Nathanson? How does he reply to the objection that murderers forfeit their right to be respected as human beings? Do you agree with his argument? Why or why not?
- Why is deterrence not a decisive factor in the debate about the morality of the death penalty according to van den Haag? Explain your answers. Do you agree with his argument? Why or why not?
- Why is “an eye for an eye” an attractive view according to Nathanson? What are the two main problems he raises for this view, and what are the possible replies an advocate of such a view might make?