1. Discuss the deontologist’s claim that the categorical imperative (law of reciprocity) is a universal and fundamental principle of ethics.
2. Explain whether the following is a weak or strong argument:
People need to pass a driving test to get a license to drive a car. People should also have to take a parenting test and get a license before they can have a child. After all, parenting is a greater responsibility and requires more skill than driving.
3. Describe in your own words how critical thinking relates to workplace success.
4. Why is it important for you to be aware of biases and appeals to our emotions in the news media?
5. Define reason and explain the role of reason in critical thinking.