Question 1.Question :
Ethics of the deontological school would drive the commanding officer (CO) to make what decision?
To seek the best welfare for his sailor
To take risks of courage
To calculate the best possible outcome
To ask what virtues he seeks to honor
To do his duty under rules and procedures
Question 2.Question :
For the CO to think about what is best for all indicates what kind of decision making?
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?
St. Thomas Aquinas
John Stuart Mill
Question 4.Question :
What virtue is not shown if the CO shows unwillingness to contact the carrier air group commander about the welfare of his sailor because of fear?
The virtue of courage
Question 5.Question :
If the CO follows a principle that relates to the first formulation of the categorical imperative, what is the proper term of Kant’s that should be used?
Question 6.Question :
When the CO wants to avoid doing “stupid things,” what theory of ethics is he displaying?
Plato’s doctrine of civil responsibility
Aristotle’s doctrine of the mean
Hobbes’ state of nature
Augustine’s notion of sin
Locke’s idea of social contract
Question 7.Question :
The CO’s concern to maximize the best outcomes for ship and crew applies which school of ethics?
Avoidance of extremes position
Question 8.Question :
If the CO were to put concern for his personal reputation ahead of the needs of the injured sailor, what style of ethics would be operating?
Deficiency of courage
Kant’s categorical imperative, second formulation
Aquinas’ concept of natural law ethics
Ayn Rand’s objectivism
James’ logical positivism
Question 9.Question :
For the CO to consider what the crew as a whole would want for handling the situation involves what kind of ethics?
Sphere of influence
The principle of equity
Question 10.Question :
If the CO were to take a care-based approach to this emergency situation, what would he do?
He would try to sympathize with the sailor and feel his pain.
He would try to figure out what he would want if he were the sailor and had suffered the injury.
He would contact the injured sailor’s family at home.
He would follow the published instructions for this kind of emergency
He would get the carrier air group commander to send the helicopter, even after dark.
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