"Examples Of Utilitarian" Essays and Research Papers

Examples Of Utilitarian

| The Utilitarian, Libertarian and Rawlsian approach to Nestlé’s Ice Mountain Water | Justice Case Study Paper | | Rochelle Carlisle | 1/31/2013 | | Many people believe that water is just nothing, which in a way they are somewhat correct. Have you ever looked at the label on bottled water? What do you see or better yet what don't you see. You don't see numbers on the nutritional facts of bottled water because water is just that nothing, or is it? Water makes up about 70 percent...

Great Lakes, John Rawls, Justice 1097  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Utilitarian Ethics

major distinction between utilitarian and deontological reasoning. Make reference to all relevant aspects of the two positions including the 'act' and 'rule' versions along with pertinent examples that clarify your answer. The major distinction between Emmanual Kant’s deontological reasoning and Mill’s utilitarian reasonsing is that deontological reasoning refers to duty, which is usually determined without regard to circumstances or consequences where as utilitarian reasoning always considers...

Categorical imperative, Deontological ethics, Ethics 760  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Utilitarian Arguments

I have always been one to side with a utilitarian’s point of view, such as Mill and Bentham. The greatest happiness of the greatest number, or as cold as it may be, sacrificing the few for the good of the many. Utilitarian moral theories evaluate the moral worth of action on the basis of happiness that is produced by an action. Whatever produces the most happiness in the most people is the moral course of action. I will give the best arguments against Utilitarianism, and show in my own opinion, why...

Consequentialism, Egoism, Ethical egoism 1694  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

utilitarian essay

Explain how a utilitarian might use the hedonic calculus in making moral decisions. Illustrate your answer with reference to any ethical issue (s) 30 mark The hedonic calculus is a method of working out the total pleasure and pain produced by an act or action and the total value of its consequences. It is also known as the Felicific Calculus; this method was founded by philosopher Jeremy Bentham. When determining whether an action is moral or not in a certain situation we must consider what the...

Animal rights, Ethics, Hedonism 1532  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Abortion and Utilitarian

Abortion A) Explain how a Utilitarian might respond to the issue of abortion Utilitarianism is a teleological theory basing the goodness of an action by its presumed consequences. The aim is ‘greatest happiness for the greatest number of people’ and Utilitarian’s base the ‘goodness’ of an action on human experience. There is no single view on the concept of abortion amongst utilitarian’s because there is variation on how utilitarian’s choose to apply the theory. Utilitarianism was described...

Animal rights, Fetus, Jeremy Bentham 1023  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Discuss the Distinction Between a Fundamental and a Subordinate Moral Principle Using the Utilitarian Theory as an Example

Discuss the distinction between a fundamental and a subordinate moral principle using the utilitarian theory as an example. A fundamental moral principle is a moral principle which is the ultimate basis for evaluating the rightness or wrongness of all acts. It is the ultimate and final reason in itself. It is the intrinsic value of the moral principle itself, not that it appeals to other moral principle or justified by other reasons, that makes it the fundamental moral principle. The absolutist...

Ethics, Human, John Stuart Mill 1071  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document


social sciences and humanities. Many ethnomusicological works are created not necessarily by 'ethnomusicologists' proper, but instead by anthropologists examining music as an aspect of a culture. A well-known example of such work is Colin Turnbull's study of the Mbuti pygmies. Another example is Jaime de Angulo, a linguist who ended up learning much about the music of the Indians of Northern California [2]. Yet another is Anthony Seeger, professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, who...

Anthropology, Community building, Ethnomusicology 1424  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document


the Laws of Supply and Demand The simulation in the text is about a small city by the name of Atlantis. Atlantis is a well-maintained city with many positive aspects for the community. All of the aspects make it a pleasant living environment. For example, the city has maintained streets, maintained sidewalks, large parks and jogging paths. To rent an apartment in the community of Atlantis an individual would have to go through Good life Management. The current vacancy rate is at 28 percent of availability...

Economics, Elasticity, Income elasticity of demand 1569  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Explanation of the Utilitarian Ethical Theory

Explanation of the Utilitarian Ethical Theory There are many different ethical approaches that deal with the morality issues we face every day, but the utilitarian approach holds the feeling of morally belonging to a group and the lack of individualism that many others carry. It also can be a very cold approach for those who belong to the minority in a society. This is because the principle of utility says that “we ought to do that which produces the greatest amount of happiness or pleasure for...

Ethics, Henry Sidgwick, Intrinsic value 1402  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document


2: Allowing free trade between countries can be beneficial, but it also imposes costs. Use the ITT Tech Virtual Library to research the costs and benefits of allowing free trade. Discuss aspects of free trade that some may consider unfair. For example: a. Distribution of costs and benefits of free trade. In other words, does everyone share in the gains and the costs equally? b. Competing with different labor restrictions (or lack thereof), such as slave or child labor. c. Differences in environmental...

Economic surplus, Economics, International trade 1169  Words | 2  Pages

Open Document

A Utilitarian Approach to Abortion

Humans become Human? A Utilitarian Approach to Abortion The topic of abortion is possibly one of the more controversial topics in the bioethical world today. The major disputes regarding abortion occur over when, if at all, a foetus is considered a human being. Conversely, there is equal dispute over when exactly one could consider a foetus non-human, and whether or not that affects the morality of abortion as a whole. If we approach the topic of abortion through a utilitarian lens, the solution may...

Abortion, Embryo, Fetus 1558  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

The Utilitarian Theory of Punishment

Philosophy 338 Professor Hubin THE UTILITARIAN THEORY OF PUNISHMENT I. Utilitarian Theories of Punishment: Utilitarian justifications are forward-looking (consequentialistic) in nature. All of the questions about the justification of punishment (general justification, title and severity) will be answered by appeal to the utility (value) of the consequences of an action. A. The General Justification: All punishment is, according to the utilitarian, intrinsically bad, because it involves the...

Crime, Criminal justice, Criminal law 1547  Words | 6  Pages

Open Document

Utilitarian Principles

 Utilitarian Principles Barbara Lawson AUPHI208 Instructor Sorensen October, 20, 2014 Utilitarian Principles In this assignment the theory that was chosen will be the utilitarian that applies to our respecting the environment. The utilitarian theory is that of J. S. Mills and environmental ethics. Utilitarian supports the position is that human interests are no more important or if no greater moral concern than the interests of the worth or their intrinsic value. “Utilitarianism...

Animal rights, Ethics, Human 755  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

Ethics and Utilitarian Point

The task that stands before me in this paper is to address two situations and determine the ethical parameters in which a person should act. The two philosophical approaches that I will examine the situations with the Kantian and Utilitarian point of view. Kant deciphers his ethical questions by examining a person's motivation for performing an act regardless of the consequences. A person who utilizes the Kantian view believes that the only pure good is pure human reason without consequences. This...

Categorical imperative, Deontological ethics, Ethics 1030  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Kantian and Utilitarian Theories

Kantian and Utilitarian Theories Kantian and Utilitarian Theories Applying philosophical concepts to social issues can test the relevance of philosophy in contemporary society. Such application may also help to resolve present-day social issues, as philosophy can draw light on moral concerns. In this paper, the Kantian and Utilitarian moral theories are applied to the Nestle advertising controversy which began in 1970, and which lingers...

Breastfeeding, Categorical imperative, Ethics 2409  Words | 7  Pages

Open Document

Calculating Consequences: the Utilitarian Approach to Ethics

a moral duty to perform some action, we often point to the good that will come from the action or the harm it will prevent. Business analysts, legislators, and scientists weigh daily the resulting benefits and harms of policies when deciding, for example, whether to invest resources in a certain public project, whether to approve a new drug, or whether to ban a certain pesticide. Utilitarianism offers a relatively straightforward method for deciding the morally right course of action for any particular...

Ethics, Jeremy Bentham, John Stuart Mill 1356  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

A Utilitarian Argument in the Ford Pinto Case

 David Beckam Dropbox 4 Business Ethics A Utilitarian Argument in the Ford Pinto Case In 1971 Ford Motor Company decided they wanted to create a compact car that could compete with the other Japanese manufactured cars. It rushed from its inception to its actual production. In the end, these cars proved to be one of the most dangerous ever produced because of their extreme flammability in instance of rear impact collision. The decision by Ford to not recall any of its cars, and not...

Cost-benefit analysis, Ford Motor Company, Ford Pinto 1455  Words | 6  Pages

Open Document

Comparing Hedonistic and Utilitarian Products: Luxury Watch and Laptop

and Utilitarian products ( Laptop & Luxury watches) Utilitarian Consumption: The consumption of products has tangible benefit for consumer. In western culture, such products are often labeled as practical or necessary. Utilitarian products are purchased and consumed to satisfy consumer’s practical or functional needs. Utilitarian consumer behavior has been described as ergic, task-related and rational. In the marketing literature choice and decision with respect to utilitarian products...

Cognition, Decision engineering, Decision making 962  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

The Utilitarian Argument of Capitalism

market refers to a somewhat mixed economy. In this economy, government intervention takes place even though the majority of the market is capitalist. This paper aims to explore the utilitarian argument of capitalism and discuss whether government intervention in an otherwise free market leads to inefficiencies on utilitarian grounds. Capitalism refers to a profit or market system (Shaw, 2008; Gray, 2011). In this system, economic activity is private and operates with the goal of making a profit...

Adam Smith, Capitalism, Economics 2057  Words | 6  Pages

Open Document

Physician-Assisted Suicide - an Utilitarian Perspective

terminally ill is known as euthanasia. Physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia is a controversial topic that brings up many ethical issues and the rights of the patients the physicians serve. Many questions arise when this topic is discussed. For example, does an individual have the right to end their life, if prolonging it will only cause more pain and suffering? Should families, who do not want to lose a loved one, be allowed to prolong the pain in the life of a terminally ill family member so...

Death, Ethics, Euthanasia 1475  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Utilitarian Defense for Veganism

A Utilitarian Defense for Veganism All around the world, the consumption of animal products, such as meat and milk, are common and accepted practices. The extreme diet of veganism is considered rare and outside of the social norm. To live a vegan lifestyle means refraining from eating meat, fish, dairy, honey, gelatin, and eggs. Those who take up this diet live in a world where they are considered outcasts and their diet is rarely accommodated for at restaurants, family gatherings, and so on...

Animal product, Global warming, Livestock 1623  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Compare Utilitarian and Deontological Theory

COMPARE UTILITARIAN AND DEONTOLOGICAL THEORIES Utilitarianism is the idea that the moral worth of an action is determined by its usefulness. In maximizing utility and minimizing negative utility, in short it can be defined as pleasure minus pain. Deontology means duty or obligation. This theory was founded by a German philosopher, Immanuel Kant (1724-1804). According to Kant, it is the only way of making moral decisions. Another definition for deontology is that it is an approach to the...

Deontological ethics, Empiricism, Ethics 1830  Words | 6  Pages

Open Document

Utilitarian Analysis

immense debt for Malden Mills and made it vulnerable to market volatility. Feuerstein’s decisions unfortunately resulted in Malden Mills filing for bankruptcy in November 2001 (Gill n.p.). Were Feuerstein’s actions the right thing to do? From a utilitarian aspect, the answer is undoubtedly ‘yes’ as Feuerstein’s decisions created the greatest amount of good for the greatest number of people. In the case of Malden Mills one must realize that Feuerstein was the CEO of this privately owned family company...

Aaron Feuerstein, Business ethics, Decision making 1418  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Is Mill a Rule Utilitarian?

D. Vinson Is Mill A Rule Utilitarian? I don't believe so. I must begin my argument with two definitions and one assumption. First, Rule Utilitarianism states that right action is defined by whether or not a given action is an instance of a moral rule that tends to maximize utility. Second, Act Utilitarianism states that right action is defined by whether or not a given action maximizes utility. Finally, the Utilitarian Principle holds that right actions are right in proportion as they tend to...

Act utilitarianism, Ethics, Morality 904  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Ethical Dilemmas in Genetic Patenting – a Utilitarian Perspective

Ethical Dilemmas in Genetic Patenting – A Utilitarian Perspective On August 16th, the U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals upheld that Myriad Genetics in Salt Lake City, Utah, had the right to patent ‘isolated’ genes that are linked to ovarian and breast cancers.1 This means that Myriad Genetics can prevent others from using the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes in research. It also means that Myriad can charge high prices from companies that wish to use these genes. This has raised arguments about the ethical...

Biological patent, Gene patent, Genetics 1133  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Retributive, Utilitarian and Rehabilitative Justice Compared

Retributive, Utilitarian and Rehabilitative Justice Compared The three justice theories or views, which include utilitarianism, rehabilitative or a retributive style of justice, are multifaceted. It is not easy to sum the aspects of each without lengthy discussion. Therefore, I will try to maximize my efforts and offer concise answers. It is fair to note that my belief system correlates strongly with retributive style justice theory. Nevertheless, I will compare all three theories accordingly...

Capital punishment, Crime, Criminal law 1670  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document


ETHICS INDIVIDUAL LITERATURE REVIEW: A UTILITARIAN ANALYSIS ON ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION GIULIO SOLFRIZZI ID NUMBER:18046528 A UTILITARIAN ANALYSIS ON ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION Environmental degradation is one of the most debated arguments through the ethic philosophers. Many theories have been advanced to justify and analyse which is the best behaviour humans should maintain in order to fulfil utilitarian doctrine and enhance social well-being. This review...

Cost-benefit analysis, Environment, Ethics 1269  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

The Abortion and the Utilitarian View

The abortion and the utilitarian view Abortion is a sensitive topic that requires a considerable amount of understanding when addressing the ethics behind it. Abortion is defined as the termination of pregnancy thus ending the life of the embryo/fetus prematurely (Matthews MP, Dutt T, 1998). My ethical justification for abortion stems from a utilitarianism standpoint. When using the utilitarian consequential principle of ethics, we establish a set of general morals and rules in which we can apply...

Abortion, Abortion law, Ethics 1369  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

South African Investment and Utilitarian Principles

South African Investment and Utilitarian Principles “Utilitarianism is a general term for any view that holds that actions and policies should be evaluated on the basis of the benefits and costs they will impose on society” (Velasquez, 2010, p. 59). The Ford Pinto example (Velasquez, 2010, pp. 60-61) calculated utilitarian benefits as a straight-line computation based upon monetary values which were placed on costs and benefits and making a decision based upon where the scale showed the...

Africa, African Union, Constitution of South Africa 1690  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

Analyse Louisa’s Marriage with Bounderby as an Example of Patriarchal and Utilitarian “Arrangement” in Victorian Society (Hard Times by Charles Dickens)

title are traced through the male line. The idea of utilitarianism suggests that human beings act in a way that highlights their own self-interest. It is based on pure factuality, leaves out on imagination. Dickens provides three vivid examples of this utilitarian logic in Hard Times through the characters of Mr. Thomas Gradgrind, Mr. Bounderby, and Mr. Gradgrind. Mr. Gradgrind educates his daughter, Louisa, with facts and facts alone. He raises her to disregard emotions and see everything in terms...

Charles Dickens, Charles Dickens characters, Gradgrind 1808  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

Arguments for and against using Utilitarian principles

Question : What is Utilitarianism? Identify and discuss the arguments for and against using Utilitarian principles in the workplace. Utilitarianism is an ethical theory that proclaims that the morally right course of action in any given situation is the one that produces the greatest amount of pleasure over pain for everyone affected (Ferrell, Fraedrich &Ferrell 2008).This is evident in business decision making processes done by analysts, legislators and managers, for instance on deciding...

Business Decision Mapping, Business ethics, Decision making 705  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Is the 'Philosophy of Swine' Objection a Telling Criticism of Utilitarian Theory?

“Is the ‘philosophy of swine’ objection a telling criticism of Utilitarian theory? Why or why not?” Philosophy of swine. This was mentioned by Mill criticizing Bentham’s utilitarianism. Before looking at Mill’s criticism, historical background of the birth of utilitarianism should be discussed ahead. Utilitarianism arose in the Industrial Revolution period. As nations became industrialized in the eighteenth century, bourgeois: an industrial middle class, appeared demanding new political...

Jeremy Bentham, John Locke, John Rawls 1297  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Legal Ethics-Deontological, Utilitarian, and Casuistry Perspectives

Ethics from Deontological, Utilitarian and Casuistry Perspectives | | | | | | Deontological ethics are concerned with the intent of an action without regard to the outcome, while utilitarian ethics are concerned only with the consequences of the action. Some argue that the legal code of ethics is derived from a utilitarian theory, while others argue that it is derived from deontological theory. As deontological ethics are the polar opposite of utilitarian ethics, it should be impossible...

Common law, Deontological ethics, Ethics 2029  Words | 7  Pages

Open Document

Abortion from a Utilitarian View

CRITICAL THINKING PAPER #5 Abstract This paper expresses the viewpoint of a Utilitarian and how they would look at abortion. This paper illustrates there should be a right to choose what you should be able to do in regards to abortion and uses the term “reproductive freedom”. Contained within are statistics on social and economic benefits of abortion and the Utilitarian viewpoint for abortion is explained. Abortion is an essential part of living in the modern world. Today,...

Abortion, Abortion law, Birth control 2588  Words | 7  Pages

Open Document

Deontological ethics is too rigid in its emphasis on duties, utilitarian ethics too keen to override basic human rights.

rigid in its emphasis on duties, utilitarian ethics too keen to override basic human rights. Deontology and utilitarianism are both types of ethics referring to how one reacts in a certain situation. Deontology is based on following a set of duties and sticking to these duties no matter what the consequences whereas utilitarianism is based on choosing the best outcome over a short term and long term even if it means depriving people of basic human rights for example. However does this mean that...

Consequentialism, Deontological ethics, Ethics 1034  Words | 7  Pages

Open Document

good example

8/05/2015 MGMT2725 CAREER PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT Week 9 Tutorial S1 2015 OVERVIEW   Examples of Good vs. Bad Themes (20 mins) A chance for you to ask questions and continue working on your themes. (40 mins) 1 8/05/2015 EXAMPLES OF THEMES GOOD BAD 1. I'm a very well-organized person. 1. I'm capable of gathering information. 2. Working independently is important to me. 2. Competition. 3. I have an enterprising spirit. 4. I'm good at making friends.** 5. I'm a deep thinker. 6. Socialising...

Form of the Good, Risk, Score 869  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

An Example of a Paragraph

An example of a paragraph Achoura is one of the most important celebrations in which Muslims do various activities. It is celebrated on Muharram 10th every year. On this occasion, families meet together for a special meal of dried fruit and couscous with guedid. They also eat cakes and drink milk or juice. More importantly, they offer Zakat to poor people. Moreover, families and friends meet each other on the big day to play their drums while singing and dancing. In addition, Achoura is...

Mixture 611  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Essay example

explain your view and back it up with concrete examples. Not every SAT essay topic will take this form, but every SAT essay question will require you to take a position and defend it with examples. Here’s the sample prompt again: Consider carefully the following quotation and the assignment below it. Then plan and write an essay that explains your ideas as persuasively as possible. Keep in mind that the support you provide—both reasons and examples—will help make your view convincing to the reader...

Dot-com bubble, Essay, Essays 2405  Words | 7  Pages

Open Document

Sample Utilitarian Analysis

hinder the investigation and potentially not find the Board room leak. The second option is undesirable because the methods employed by SOS are potentially illegal and the logical result is that all those involved will be liable for prosecution. Utilitarian Analysis Let us first consider the consequences of changing the methods of investigation employed by SOS. Logically, SOS would not engage in further illegal activities, Dunn would not face any litigation, and her family would not face any embarrassment...

Board of directors, Chairman, Corporate governance 971  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Verb and Example

Explanation | Example | big | large in size, degree or amount | a big stone | great | much bigger than average | a great success a great time | high | measurement from the bottom to the top; greater than normal | a high mountain a high level | large | big in size and quantity | a large country a large number of people | tall | greater height than average | a tall man | Note: We use high or tall when we talk about buildings. | borrow or lend Word | Explanation | Example | borrow...

Gerund, Grammatical tense, Noun 777  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Examples of Poetry

Types of Poetry Examples Learning about the different types of poetry is often easier when you review examples of the different types. Each example gives you the opportunity to see the differences between the style and tone of each type. Ads by Google Spiritual Healing. Visit John of God. Send photos to John of Godwww.MiraclesOfJohnOfGod.com/ Examples Highlight the Poetic Types Each type of poetry is characterized by its own style. By understanding the various styles, you are better able to...

Epic poetry, Homer, Iambic pentameter 1288  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

Utilitarian vs. Kantian

This paper was written during the final exam for an ethics class, from memory. As such, there are no referances, but it still makes for a pretty good outline for a paper on utilitarian and Kantian ethical theories. With so many varying views on morals and ethics, trying to use reason in ethics without resorting to emotional judgments is difficult. The first stop to overcoming this obstacle is to begin by studying ethical theories. Once a good grasp of the theories has been established...

Ethics, Immanuel Kant, Jeremy Bentham 1188  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Stakeholders Examples

policies. Some examples of key stakeholders are creditors, directors, employees, government (and its agencies), owners (shareholders), suppliers, unions, and the community from which the business draws its resources. Read more: http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/stakeholder.html#ixzz2PXLmU8iH A person, group or organization that has interest or concern in an organization. Stakeholders can affect or be affected by the organization's actions, objectives and policies. Some examples of key stakeholders...

Affect, Busboy, Employment 1538  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

Leading by Example

Leading By Example Peter Thatcher Presented By; Mohamed Adly Ahmed Atef Sherif Hassan Aly Saber Amr Hassan Wael Nabil Preface Anyone can be a leader, but to be a successful leader can be a real challenge. A leader needs to be able to draw on a vast array of skills and attributes and be able to apply them at the right time and in the right way. Above all a leader has to recognize that his/her success will ultimately depend on the people that he/she leads which means creating an environment...

Fiedler contingency model, Leadership, Management 1869  Words | 6  Pages

Open Document

Example of Proverb

the oldest members of the Ibo are considered the most wise. They have heard them all! Have handy a good concise definition of Proverb and Aphorism. When having an intelligent discussion, it is nice to have a clear idea of our terms. Giving examples is great, but having a good definition to offer as well is even better. This will lead off your paper, setting topic. Have a short introduction after your definitions that discuss your experiences, thoughts, interests, reflections...

Aphorism, Bible, Book of Proverbs 882  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Lead by Example

Lead By Example SSG Alfred J. Stringer NCOA Abstract This paper makes the argument that the examples set by leaders will directly affect the actions and overall effectiveness of their organizations. Morality and upholding the Army Values and the basic principles of the United States of America are paramount principles of character that leaders should possess. Subordinates will many times copy and mirror their leaders so it is critically important for superiors to set good examples. Soldiers...

Ethics, Moral, Morality 1008  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

An Example of an Introduction

An Example Of An Introduction How to write an Introduction It is the intention of this essay to critically analyse how a manager is able to plan, organise, lead and control the introduction of a self management team at Aerospace Technology Port Melbourne manufacturing plant. Secondly, this essay will also critically analyse how a self managing team leader is able to involve team members in problem identification, team meetings and rostering and strategic thinking and problem solving. Thirdly...

Business Decision Mapping, Change management, Decision making 1615  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

Abstract Examples Writing an Abstract – Examples

ABSTRACT EXAMPLES Writing an Abstract – Examples Each student who completes a science fair project must write an abstract to be displayed with the project. An abstract gives the essence of the project in a brief but complete form — it should not exceed 250 words. Judges and the public should have a fairly accurate idea of the project after reading the abstract. The abstract must focus on the current year’s research and give only minimal reference to previous work. Details and discussions should...

Algae, Experiment, High school 862  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

satire examples

(Horatian) or bitterly cynical denunciation (Juvenalian) • Always opposed to pretense, affectation, and hypocrisy • More than a little bit prone to references to things society finds taboo or disgusting (bodily functions, sexuality, etc.) Examples • In the following examples, identify the following: – The TARGET of the satire – Whether it is DIRECT or INDIRECT – Whether it is HORATIAN or JUVENALIAN – TOOLS/DEVICES used to create the satire The Death of Common Sense “You can't get in your car and not...

Comedy Central, Conan O'Brien, Jon Stewart 346  Words | 20  Pages

Open Document

Kantian and Utilitarian Case Study

in other words the ability to think and form logical judgements.(2) He believed that this moral reasoning is a priori, which meant that there is no knowledge needed of the outcome of an action to know if it is right or wrong.(2) His theory is an example of a deontological theory – the rightness or wrongness of our actions depends on if the action fulfils our duty. (1) Nothing is good in itself except a good will (to act from principle).(1) Our actions only have moral worth if we act from duty.(1)...

Categorical imperative, Deontological ethics, Ethics 967  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Deontological and Utilitarian arguments for Abortion

immoral. My argument is based on ideas that are rooted in both utilitarian and deontological ethics as I will show throughout the essay. One of the few religions to condone acts of abortion is Hinduism. This is not to say, however, that Hinduism is blindly accepting of all kinds of abortion. In Hinduism, the belief is that one should make a decision based on what kind of effect it will have on all those involved. This is a very utilitarian way of looking at abortion because it looks at the decision...

Abortion, Abortion debate, Ethics 1113  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Examples Essay

idea of ghosts is far too exaggerated to be real. According to psychologydictionary.org the paranormal is “designating any phenomenon comprising the transfer of data or energy which can't be described by present scientific insights” (“What”). For example, a couple of years ago I was in my house alone. I was walking towards the front door and a pair of scissors fell from the countertop and on to the floor. It scared me to death and it was like the scissors had been thrown. I do not know if it was...

Cryptid, Ghost, Loch Ness Monster 1320  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

Francis Bacon's Utilitarian Philosophy in Essays

rancis Bacon is a moral and utilitarian philosopher Question: Francis Bacon is a moral and a utilitarian philosopher – justify your answer in the light of the essays you have studied. Answer: Francis Bacon, the father of English essays, is an Elizabethan essayist, moralist and thinker whose essays are loaded with ripest wisdom of experience. Nobody can deny the wisdom of his understanding of the affairs of the world. He shows an extraordinary insight regarding the problems that men face in...

Essay, Essays, Francis Bacon 1027  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

reference example

  Harvard Reference Example: As in many countries, consumers in Australia have recently had to accommodate increases in the costs of basic food (Webb & Leeder 2007, p. 7). During the financial year 2007–2008, overall food prices rose 3.9%, while some basic food prices rose more sharply: cheese by 14.2%, milk by 12.1%, poultry by 11.0% and bread by 6.8% (ABS 2008). Food cost plays a significant role in mediating food choice among low socio-economic status (SES) groups, who often have to reduce food...

2007–2008 world food price crisis, Australia, Citation 890  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Utilitarian Theory & Human Rights

Utilitarian Theory and Human Rights Utilitarianism can be defined as a moral theory by which the public welfare of a community is dependent on the “sum welfare of individuals, which is measured in units of pleasure and/or pain”, requiring governments to make decisions based on the “largest sum of pleasure” (Postema, 2006). However Bentham argued that "every individual in the country tells for one, no individual for more than one", meaning that the weight of an individual’s happiness should always...

Amnesty International, Democracy, European Convention on Human Rights 1610  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

examples of entrepreneur

Examples For our illustration purpose consider investing € 1000 for 1 year. We'll consider two investment cases viz: Case I: Domestic Investment In the U.S.A., consider the spot exchange rate of $1.2245/€ 1. So we can exchange our € 1000 @ $1.2245 = $1224.50 Now we can invest $1224.50 @ 3.0% for 1 year which yields $1261.79 at the end of the year. Case II: Foreign Investment Likewise we can invest € 1000 in a foreign European market, say at the rate of 5.0% for 1 year. But we buy forward...

Canadian dollar, Currency, Dollar 1052  Words | 2  Pages

Open Document

Essay Example

Sample Essay Read this example sample essay. Then answer the questions below. The qualities of a hero include selflessness, having the inspiration to be a founder and being courageous. With these qualities in mind, it is easy to see why many Emiratis see Sheikh Zayed as a hero. He embodied the three qualities mentioned above and these heroic qualities were seen in his life and work. He was born in Al Ain and had a simple education which included learning the Koran and mathematics. His...

Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Hero 1313  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

cv example

Chinese Language D Mathematics, Economics, Chinese Literature E Geography, Chinese History Qualification 2006 LCC& I Accounting Level 3, passed with Credit 2004 JPLT Level 2, passed Working Experience For Example: 請以時間順序排列,最近期的放在首位 Dec 2007 – present XXX Co. Ltd., As a Secretary cum Sales Coordinator (Salary: HK$8,500.00  11,000.00) Nature: Japan-based trading and manufacturer, own factory in Shenzhen (Size: 50 in HK;...

China, Chinese language, English language 454  Words | 6  Pages

Open Document

Extention examples

A Time for Truth" Bioscience 31, 559 (1981) reprinted in Evolution versus Creationism, op cit. This concept is also explained in introductory biology books that are used in colleges and universities (and in some of the better high schools). For example, in some of the best such textbooks we find: Today, nearly all biologists acknowledge that evolution is a fact. The term theory is no longer appropriate except when referring to the various models that attempt to explain how life evolves... it is...

Biology, Charles Darwin, Creationism 2190  Words | 6  Pages

Open Document

Example Essay

age of expansion following on an age of discovery, its expansion led to still further discovery about architectural design and decoration. Section A: Interiors S.Maria Della Salute (1631-1682) The interior of S.Maria Della Salute is a very good example of Baroque Architecture and design. It displays the Baroque essence in a way but is not completely over ornamented nor does it contain any unsuitable details. Marble is mainly used in the columns and the base appears to be gilded in bronze. Sculptures...

Baroque, Baroque music, Dome 1264  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Become a StudyMode Member

Sign Up - It's Free