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In what way is Peter Singer’s argument in “All Animals are Equal” utilitarian? It is based on an absolute prohibition on all forms of killing. It is based on the obligation to maximize happiness and minimize suffering, no matter who or what is experiencing it. It is based on the inherent superiority of animals to humans. It is based on the idea that animals were created to be useful to humans
It is based on the obligation to maximize happiness and minimize suffering, no matter who or what is experiencing it. -is a way Peter Singer’s argument in “All Animals are Equal” utilitarian.
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On the utilitarian principles Singer plausibly applied to this case, any action becomes a duty if it will prevent more pain than it causes or cause more happiness than it prevents.
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It is based on the obligation to maximize happiness and minimize suffering, no matter who or what is experiencing it. -is a way Peter Singer’s argument in “All Animals are Equal” utilitarian.
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what might a utilitarian say to some who is going through a divorce?
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A utilitarian might say to some who is going through a divorce: any act that hurts physically, emotionally, or psychologically one's partner and other parties to a marriage, including children, would be considered morally wrong and unethical.
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