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Basic Theories of Morality Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Locke's view of government was ultimately based upon his desire to:

Question 2 2. Which of the following could serve as a theme for an existentialist story?

Question 3 3. The bystander effect suggests that when you see an accident or crime, you

Question 4 4. What makes ethical egoism different from psychological egoism?

Question 5 5. Which of the following choices provides the MOST appropriate description of feminism, in general?

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Question 6 6. In basic social contract theory terms, nature is:

Question 7 7. Those who promote divine command theory typically aim to do what?

Question 8 8. Thomas Hobbes believed human beings:

Question 9 9. In ethical theory, what does 'good' mean?

Question 10 10. What does psychological egoism claim about selfishness?

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Question 11 11. Which form of feminism believes that society would be better off if traditionally feminine traits, such as kindness, were encouraged instead of traditionally masculine traits, such as aggression?

Question 12 12. In 1964, Kitty Genovese was brutally stabbed outside her home in New York City. Although neighbors heard her scream, nobody helped her. What phenomenon describes the diffusion of responsibility?

Question 13 13. What is a descriptive theory?

Question 14 14. What is intuition?

Question 15 15. What is the difference between high and low pleasures?

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Question 16 16. What is a major argument against intuitionism?

Question 17 17. Many thinkers who argue social contract theory is flawed believe that

Question 18 18. What is ethical egoism?

Question 19 19. According to intuitionism, how do you know objective moral truth?

Question 20 20. Helping others is considered _____.

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Question 21 21. Social exchange theory posits that we will help others until _____.

Question 22 22. One who believes that there is only one set of standards by which all should live without deviation is:

Question 23 23. What is the opposite of a descriptive theory, and states what is right/wrong and how people should act?

Question 24 24. All of the following are specific types of feminism, EXCEPT:

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a characteristic of existentialism?

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Question 26 26. What was G. E. Moore's analogy to describe basic moral truths?

Question 27 27. What is the basic belief of utilitarianism?

Question 28 28. A firefighter rushes inside a burning building to see if anyone is trapped. This is an example of _____.

Question 29 29. Which of the following is most important to an existentialist?

Question 30 30. One who relies on cultural norms is:

Basic Theories of Morality Chapter Exam Instructions

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