Applied Ethics - Animals

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  • Created on: 23-02-16 15:20

1. Guess the correct Kant quote:

  • Humans can "deal and dispose [of animals] at one's discretion"
  • Humans have "ultimate power" over everything on Earth
  • Treating animals badly because they are animals is "speciesism"
  • "Humans that lack reason have no intrinsic value"
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2. Which is true (according to Peter Singer)?

  • A young orphaned infant has more interests than a primate.
  • The interests of animals should be taken into account differently as all have varied experience and levels of interests
  • It is irrelevant the way in which an animal suffers.
  • The interests of animals should all be viewed as completely equal

3. According to Singer, humans are morally required to take what into account?

  • An animal's welfare (pain/pleasure), in equal measure to that of a human.
  • An animal's right not to be eaten
  • An animal's right to vote
  • An animal's welfare (pain/pleasure), just below that of a human's welfare

4. For Kant, what is the only source of good?

  • A good will
  • Superior reasoning
  • The consequences of an action
  • A virtuous character

5. Peter Singer thought that the way animals are currently treated is...

  • Against our duty towards animals
  • Morrally Justifiable
  • Morally Unjustifiable
  • Not a moral issue


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