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Ethics – Tutorial #3.

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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHLA11H3
Professor
Kelin Emmett
Semester
Winter

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Ethics – Tutorial #3.  Kantianism in relation to utilitarianism  differences and similarities  Williams  author of “Jim and Pedro”  “Jim and Pedro”  famous example  objection to utilitarianism  Jim  “Should I kill him?”  utilitarianism response to “Jim and Pedro”  answer is obvious  criticism about utilitarianism response to “Jim and Pedro”  objection to utilitarianism response  the answer is too obvious  the fact the answer is obvious is bad  note: it is not bad to choose to kill one to save the rest  Williams  surely there needs to be a better answer  it is too easy  What is the key factor for the utilitarianism?  effects of the action  consequences  key factor in assessing the situation  differences between Kantianism and utilitarianism  What does the contrast amount to?  Kantia
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