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Identify the strengths and weaknesses of a utilitarian approach to making moral decisions.

Philosophical Ethics Analysis
For this assignment, you will review Chapters 10 and 11 in An Introduction to Biblical Ethics: Walking in the Way of Wisdom and critically analyze two different philosophical ethical systems, comparing and contrasting them with a Christian perspective on ethics.
Each of your responses should be 200-250 words and should include at least three biblical references and at least two other scholarly sources when answering questions for this assignment.
Identify the strengths and weaknesses of Kant’s approach to making moral decisions. What can Christians learn from Kant and what should they reject?
Identify the strengths and weaknesses of a utilitarian approach to making moral decisions. What can Christians learn from utilitarianism and what should they reject?
What are your takeaways from this assignment? How do these discussions strengthen or challenge your faith?
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