What is a Moral Decision? - Definition & Examples


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Which approach to moral decision-making originated from Aristotle's saying, equals should be treated equally and unequals unequally?

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1. Which of the following is a good example of a moral decision?

2. Joe recently lost his job and is now living on the street. Even though he considers himself a Christian and believes strongly in the commandment, 'thou shall not steal,' he has stolen food on several occasions to ensure his survival. What type of morality does Joe follow?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will help you understand the importance of moral decisions, and the different approaches to the decision-making process.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your:

  • Understanding of moral decisions
  • Ability to distinguish between the different types of morality
  • Knowledge of Aristotle's impact on morality

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allows students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you have retained the most important information regarding the definition moral decisions
  • Distinguishing differences - use your knowledge of morality to determine which form is being used in an example
  • Knowledge application - gauge your understanding of moral decisions by answering questions about different approaches to the decision-making process

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to arguments role within philosophy, read through the brief lesson titled What is a Moral Decision? - Definition & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Learn the definition of a moral decision
  • Identify the types of morality
  • Understand the influence of Aristotle on modern decision-making