Which theory or theories are being used by Jessica, Marco, Maria, and Dr. Wilson to determine the moral status of the fetus? Explain. How does the theory determine or influence each of their recommendation for action? What theory do you agree with? How would that theory determine or influence the recommendation for action?
What is Descartes’ Dream Argument and Evil Demon argument and how do the two differ on what we can be skeptic about? Provide one response to the skepticism raised in Descartes’ Meditations. Provide additional sources elaborating Descartes’ Dream Argument and Evil Demon argument.
What kind of risk do the MCOs assess? Does risk-based compensation limit the freedom of primary care physicians in any way in terms of patient care? Why or why not? How does the capitation model of reimbursement work? Do physicians generally prefer one model over the other? Why or why not? Why do HMOs prefer the prepaid, monthly premium? Is pay-for-performance a better model than existing models of compensation? Are there limitations to it as well?
Examine the role of the individual in a global society and how issues of diversity influence aspects of culture and the individual. Analyze how social practices have been shaped by issues of diversity in modern culture. Utilizing the four lenses, explain how a topic discussed in the course has or has not influenced modern society. Analyze how issues of diversity have influenced social change. In other words, how have problems associated with diversity necessitated or encouraged some sort of change in society? Analyze how issues of diversity have influenced the behaviors and operations of individuals in your discipline of study.