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Quiz 22 :

Ethics Systems: Rights and Justice

Quiz 22 :

Ethics Systems: Rights and Justice

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Ethics systems are classified as categorical imperative or theoretical imperative.
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Kantian maxims are also referred to as moral rules.
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The statement, "Treat individuals always as autonomous ends, and so never solely as means," represents Kant's formulation of the categorical imperative.
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Teleological or consequentialist systems hold that moral right takes precedence over the good and can be evaluated by considerations independent of, or in addition to, consequences.
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Teleological and deontological systems are similar in their nature and structure, and they always yield the same evaluations of actions.
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Rights based on moral principles can be publicly enforced.
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Basic liberties such as freedom of speech and rights such as equal opportunity are fundamental concepts that express considerations of freedom, autonomy, and basic equality.
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Kant argued that because individuals are rational and each individual deduces maxims from a conception of freedom and autonomy that resides in everyone, all individuals will deduce different maxims.
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For Kant, freedom and rationality are the foundations of a theory of morality.
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Kant emphasized the "good" over the "right."
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Rights and entitlements do not evolve over time despite changes in preferences and demography.
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Rights established by political choice do not reflect moral principles.
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Freedom of speech and assembly are positive rights.
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Rights consistent with Kant's system include freedoms of speech and conscience.
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Rights can be established by private agreements, such as contracts.
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Both teleological and deontological systems are ultimately concerned with the evaluation of actions.
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Rights can be instrumental or intrinsic.
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Consequentialist ethics systems focus on the good and evaluate the good in terms of individuals' preferences for consequences.
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According to the Kantian approach, it would be unethical for an employer to dismiss an employee solely based on race or some other arbitrary reason other than performance.
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Moral rights in the Kantian system are extrinsic.
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