I’m working on a philosophy writing question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.
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Compare the advantages and disadvantages of act-utilitarianism and Â virtue ethics. Which do you think is the better theory? How would you Â combine the two approaches to fashion a better theory?
Suppose you have an opportunity to either: (1) send $800 to an area Â suffering from famine to save a dozen people from starvation or (2) Â give the money to your little sister to buy books for college. Which Â would you do? Why? Explain which moral theory aligns with your decision Â making process.
According to Kant, why is breaking a promise or lying immoral? Do Â you agree with his reasoning? Why or why not? Can you imagine a case Â where one ought to lie or break a promise? Explain.