Philosophy assignment help

QUESTION 1

1.  Foer is asking people to:

a.

Stop buying factory-farmed meat

b.

Stop eating meat

c.

All of these

d.

Defend the rights of animals

1.75 points  

QUESTION 2

1.  Regan is against

a.

Eating animals

b.

Hunting animals

c.

Experimenting on animals

d.

All of these

QUESTION 3

1.  Cohen is against

a.

Neglecting your pets

b.

Eating animals

c.

Experimenting on animals

d.

None of these

QUESTION 4

1.  Kant believes that

a.

If you are cruel to animals, you will be cruel to people.

b.

All of these

c.

We should not be unnecessarily cruel to animals

d.

Animals are our instruments

  

QUESTION 5

1.  Pollan thinks domestication benefits us but is not in an animal’s best interests

 True

 False

QUESTION 6

1.  Michael Pollan:

a.

None of these

b.

Calls for alternatives to factory farmed meat

c.

Defends speciesism

d.

Defends the rights of animals

QUESTION 7

1.  Singer insists on equal treatment for all people and animals

 True

 False

QUESTION 8

1.  Cohen thinks being part of a moral community involves

a.

Being able to do good things

b.

Making decisions

c.

Having a free will

d.

Having a moral free will

QUESTION 9

1.  Kant thinks your reason for harming an animal is relevant to whether it is wrong to harm it.

 True

 False

QUESTION 10

1.  Regan thinks animals have rights because

They can suffer and enjoy life

They are subjects of a life (what happens to them matters to them)

They are capable of caring for their young

They have reason and emotion

QUESTION 11

1.  Singer thinks

Animals’ interests should be counted because they can suffer and enjoy life

Animals have rights because they can suffer and enjoy life

Animals’ interests should be counted because they are part of a commnity of beings who can reason

None of these

QUESTION 12

1.  Cohen thinks

We are permitted to perform medical experiments on animals because they cannot feel pain to the same degree that humans can

We are sometimes permitted to perform medical experiments on animals

We are obligated to perform medical experiments on animals, whatever it takes

We are obligated to perform medical experiments on animals but not unnecessarily harm them

QUESTION 13

1.  Pollan agrees with Singer that

Domestication is mutually beneficial.

Animals’ interests should be considered equally.

Animals, like humans, have rights.

Meat from family farms is morally OK to eat.

QUESTION 14

1.  Singer’s utiliarianism commits him to the following position with respect to animals and people:

We cannot justify eating factory-farmed meat because the suffering of the animals outweighs the pleasure of the persons eating them.

We can justifyeating factory-farmed meat; although the animals suffer, it is significantly different from human suffering (and, so, is counted differently)

We cannot justify eating meat because animals have rights

We can justify factory farming provided we are not talking about mammals.

QUESTION 15

1.  Regan, Cohen, Singer, Pollan, and Foer agree on this: Our conclusions about how to treat animals rests on whether they have rights.

 True

 False

 
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