Perspectives on Morality: Autonomy, Heteronomy & Theonomy


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What is morality?

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1. Where does autonomy look to define morality?

2. Can an autonomous society have laws?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are several different philosophical perspectives on morality. Through asking questions about each individual moral theory, this quiz and worksheet combination aims to determine the breadth of your knowledge.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will ask you about the following:

  • Autonomous and theonomous societies
  • Morality
  • Examples of heteronomy

Skills Practiced

Be prepared to put these learning skills to the test:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related morality lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of the different systems and philosophies of morality
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding theonomy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about various aspects of autonomy

Additional Learning

Further your knowledge about Perspectives on Morality: Autonomy, Heteronomy & Theonomy by reviewing the accompanying lesson. This related lesson will address the following topics:

  • The philosophical view of morality
  • The perspective of autonomy
  • The difference between autonomy and heteronomy
  • Theonomy and the separation of church and state