University of Pittsburgh, Summer Term 1998
Ben Eggleston, Instructor
Philosophy 0320—CRN 01205: Social Philosophy (writing)
mailbox: CL 1001—office: CL 1428E
Mondays, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., in CL 340
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Quiz no. 4
July 6, 1998
On the front of this sheet of paper, answer each of the following questions.
Provide a distinct answer for each question, numbering your answers as
you proceed. Before turning in your quiz, fold this sheet of paper in half,
lengthwise (i.e., so that the crease goes from top to botton, down the
middle), and write your name on the back. Only answers written on the front
will influence your grade, and nothing written on the front should reveal
- What are the two main kinds of conduct that Mill says is obligatory?
- What does Mill mention as permissible means of causing other people
to cultivate the self-regarding virtues?
- What does Mill identify as the strongest argument against public interference
with self-regarding conduct?
- What are the two maxims that Mill says “form the entire doctrine of
- According to Mill, does the principle of liberty provide grounds for
- What two reasons does Mill give against the government’s taking responsibility
for providing some public good even if it can provide it more effectively
than individuals can?