Existential Ethics & Albert Camus' The Myth of Sisyphus

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In general, what do existentialists say about the meaning of life?

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

2. What is most central to the philosophy of existentialists?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet pairing will help you to fully uncover the philosophical elements of existentialism and its specific application to the realm of ethics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools will test you on the following:

  • The meaning of life, according to Existentialists
  • Albert Camus and his philosophy
  • The central aspect of existential philosophy
  • Understanding the essay 'Myth of Sisyphus'

Skills Practiced

The worksheet and quiz will gauge your skills of:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related philosophy lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about morality in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about existentialist thought

Additional Learning

To fully understand existential ethics and their application, review the associated lesson. The following objectives will be addressed in detail:

  • Understand morality
  • Identify significant existentialists
  • Discover the purpose of life, according to existentialists
  • Define absurdity
  • Understand the role of the individual
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