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Ethics 130 LC01 - Part II

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Paradox that says that the pursuit of happiness decreases the likelihood of actually attaining happiness
Donated boatloads of money to University College London on one condition: his preserved corpse be present at every college council meeting.
Ethical (normative) theory claiming that each person must put the interests of others before his/her own interests
'Correlation does not mean ___________'
GHGN - Greatest Happiness for the Greatest Number
The theory of human behavior brought into question by the story of the shepherd Gyges and his found ring
Scottish philosopher who claimed that compassion/benevolence holds society together; the extent to which we lack these is the extent to which we will be unhappy
DESCRIPTIVE theory asserting that all human action is motivated by self-interest
Intensity, Duration, Certainty, Nearness, Fecundity, Purity, Extent; in calculating these to make a decision, you would utilize Bentham's __________ _________
X seems to cause Y. Upon investigation, it becomes clear that there is a middle step in the causal chain which we will call Z. Z is known as the ________.
The scientific approach to truth demands evidence and experimentation.
Ethical (normative) theory claiming that one is only responsible for meeting his or her own needs
A more flexible form of another ethical theory, it says that selfless acts are right in certain cases, most notably emergencies and when reciprocation can be expected.
Weighing the harm done by the Milgram experiment against the scientific progress made is example of what ethical theory?

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