Utilitarian and Kantian Ethics

Is maximizing happiness a sufficient principle by which to formulate our ethical judgments? Why does Kant disagree? Is Kant correct? Please reference particular examples and concepts from the text when applicable.

Discussion Question B

God and Ethics: If God does not exist, does that mean that anything is morally permissible? Why or why not? However if God does exist, does that mean we should accept Divine Command theories of ethics? Again, why or why not?

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