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
Which of the three primary schools of ethics is operating
when the commanding officer (CO) decides for medical evacuation of the injured
sailor in order to aid the most possible?
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
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
The virtue of courage
Question 5. Question
The maxim “I uphold only the ethical view that all
rational beings ought uphold” follows _____.
An Aristotelian moderation of virtue
A strong application of care-based ethics
Kant’s categorical imperative in the first
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
Aquinas’ concept of natural ethics
Aristotle’s doctrine of the mean
Question 7. Question
To ask, “What is the best possible outcome for my whole
ship” is to apply what kind of ethics?
Being caught in a dilemma
Ethics of the mean
Question 8. Question
To think, “What can this do for my reputation when I
come up for selection as admiral,” is an example of what kind of ethics?
Immanuel Kant’s categorical imperative.
John Locke’s social contract.
Ayn Rand’s objectivism.
Augustine’s doctrine of sin.
A social contract with the crew.
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
A decision to ask the injured seaman what he wants to happen
is what kind of ethics?
The prudent mariner approach
The ethics of self-interest
The CO’s duty