Your answers are to be no more than one page (8 1/2" x 11") in length each--if you go longer, say all the important things in the first page of your answer(i.e. you should turn in two pages--one per answer). Your answers must be keyed, double-spaced, 1-inch margins, left-justified only and 10 or 12-point font. This exam must be submitted electronically will be automatically assessed by Turnitin.com. Remember, my first grade criterion for any writing is whether you fulfilled the assignment as given; therefore, you should ask for further clarification for any assignment when necessary. After I have determined that the assignment is minimally satisfied I look for clear and concise prose. Clarity is the result of good spelling, grammar, mechanics, and reason in as few words as possible.
Be sure to indicate which question you are answering! Do NOT take this exam if you have already taken the regular exam!!! Part A. Answer one of the following. (50 pts) Contrast and compare Goldman’s position on ‘plain sex’ with Scruton’s thesis for sexual morality. What general ethical theories do these positions rely on? Why? Explain the arguments concerning the morality of prostitution from Arkes and Ericsson. Show how they depend on the more general arguments concerning sexual morality as proposed by Goldman and Scruton. Explain the arguments concerning the morality of homosexuality from Levin and Murphy.
Show how they depend on the more general arguments concerning sexual morality as proposed by Goldman and Scruton. Part B. Answer one of the following. (50 pts) Analyze and explain Nathanson’s arguments against the death penalty. What general ethical theories does he rely on? Why? How does van den Haag argue against Nathanson and Reiman? In the end, what is his argument for the death penalty? Analyze and explain Reiman’s arguments against the death penalty. What general ethical theories does he rely on? Why?