Ethical Egoism and Utilitarianism are both consequentialist theories. As consequentialist theories, how are they similar? Also, what distinguishes them as distinct and different theories? Choose a or b to answer. Watch the film clip from Vertical Limit. How would a utilitarian evaluate Peter’s (Chris O’Donnell) decision to cut the rope? According to Thomson, what is morally required to someone to be justified in turning the trolley in order to kill only one person? Do you think you could meet this criterion?
Using the Minnesota Wheel briefly describe a potential action/intervention that a public health nurse could take to address the chosen indicator (Sexual transmitted disease). Discuss which of the three core functions (assessment, assurance, policy development) AND which 10 essential service (see Mod 1) the action addresses.