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What school of ethics would drive the commanding officer (CO) to follow rules and procedures?

Objectivist ethics of self-interest

Aristotle's virtue ethics

Deontological ethics

Aquinas' ethics

Care-based ethics


Question 2. Question :

For the CO to think about what is best for all indicates what kind of decision making?

Ethical egoism

Utilitarian ethics

Care-based ethics

An Aristotelian excess of the virtue

The duty of the situation


Question 3. Question :

If the CO's conscience was bothering him while making a decision, reading up on what ethicist would have made him aware of his thinking and deciding?

Ayn Rand

St. Anselm

St. Thomas Aquinas

John Locke

John Stuart Mill

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Question 4. Question :

For the CO to be excessively afraid of upsetting the carrier air group commander displays what about his ethics?

Following Aquinas

Concern for outcomes only

Care-based ethics

Deficiency of the virtue of courage

Objectivist orientation

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Question 5. Question :

The maxim "I uphold only the ethical view that all rational beings ought uphold" follows _____.

Utilitarian ethics

An Aristotelian moderation of virtue

Kant's categorical imperative in the first formulation

Care-based ethics


Question 6. Question :

The CO's practice of moderation in not taking excessive risks connects him with what concept of ethics?

Aquinas' concept of conscience

James' pragmatism

Aquinas' concept of natural ethics

Mill's utilitarianism

Aristotle's doctrine of the mean



Question 7. Question :

When the CO seeks the utilitarian solution for his dilemma, his reasoning follows what principle?

Expeditious reasoning

The greatest happiness principle

The leadership principle

The pleasure principle

The building of virtuous habits

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7. Utilitarian Ethics

The key phrase best possible outcome is an ends-based indicator of utilitarian ethics, acknowledging that there are some much worse possible outcomes. The utilitarian principle is that of greatest happiness for the greatest number.

Question 8. Question :

If the CO fails to take action for the injured sailor's welfare because it might damage his professional reputation, what kind of ethics is operating in the situation?

8. Ayn Rand’s Objectivism

The CO’s first, and possibly only, consideration is his own self-interest for promotion of his career, even above the interests of the injured sailor or the crew in general.

Question 9. Question :

To speculate about "what would the crew want to happen now" engages the CO in what ethics?

Utilitarian ethics

The virtue of compassion

Kant's categorical imperative, second formulation

Concern for his vulnerability to sin


Question 10. Question :

A decision to ask the injured seaman what he wants to happen is what kind of ethics?

Care-based ethics

The prudent mariner approach

Utilitarian ethics

The ethics of self-interest

The CO's duty

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