PHIL 201 Discussion 2

PHIL 201 Discussion 2 Liberty University

Topic: To Torture or Not to Torture

Note: In order to fulfill this assignment, you need to have read the Group Discussion Board Forum 2 Instructions and the following chapters from Holmes: chs. 4–7, 14. If you have not done so, please stop and read that material.

For your thread, post the answer to the following 2 questions with at least 350 words:

  1. From your understanding of Holmes’ discussions, explain how each of the following theories might answer the question: utilitarianism, Kantian duty-based ethics, virtue ethics, and Christian-principle based ethics.
  2. Select the theory you think is the appropriate one to take in this case and explain why.

For your reply, locate a member of your group with whom you disagree and tell them why you disagree with them with at least 200 words. The disagreement could be over which view they took or their understanding of the other views.

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