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Ethics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is one reason Camus is skeptical of the need for a specific set of ethical rules?

Question 2 2. What is a normal action, according to Benedict?

Question 3 3. Which of the following expresses the views of natural law according to St. Aquinas and St. Augustine?

Question 4 4. One way to summarize the approach of the utilitarian philosophy is:

Question 5 5. What is an example of a value that could be right in one culture and wrong in another?

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Question 6 6. What did Spinoza say about the feelings and ideas that come from our sensory experience?

Question 7 7. In what way was Mill different in his views on pleasure when compared with Bentham?

Question 8 8. What are the two sovereign masters of human beings, according to Bentham?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is accurate regarding Albert Camus?

Question 10 10. In The Concept of Morals, Stace states that relativism is:

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Question 11 11. What is one way that a subjectivist might recommend humans decide what is encouraged or punished in society?

Question 12 12. Which of the following would be the position of an ethical relativist, according to Stace?

Question 13 13. In what way might a believer in divine command theory argue that belief in God is different than belief in a sea monster?

Question 14 14. How might a theist view morality?

Question 15 15. How does Marcus Aurelius believe we should view other human beings?

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Question 16 16. What is most central to the philosophy of existentialists?

Question 17 17. What condition must be met for a person to be considered morally responsible for an action?

Question 18 18. What approach does Socrates use in Plato's Euthyphro to examine the topic of ethics?

Question 19 19. Ethics is known as the philosophy of what?

Question 20 20. What is one way to sum up the concept of ethical subjectivism?

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Question 21 21. What is the most powerful force in shaping a person's morals and norms, according to Benedict?

Question 22 22. How does Benedict view modern civilization?

Question 23 23. How could Sisyphus be happy living such a futile life?

Question 24 24. How does Thomas Hobbes differ from St. Aquinas and St. Augustine?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is an example of a hypothetical imperative?

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Question 26 26. How does Rachels describe ethical egoism?

Question 27 27. The ethics of care theory focuses on what aspect of our actions?

Question 28 28. Prescriptive morality is focused on:

Question 29 29. Rand recommends that human beings act in what way?

Question 30 30. What might a theist argue is a benefit of divine command theory?

Ethics Chapter Exam Instructions

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