Arguments For & Against Moral Nihilism

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What is the fundamental belief of moral nihilism?

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1. According to moral nihilism, in what way can morals have meaning?

2. According to moral nihilism, why do we construct morals?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Nihilism is the philosophy of meaninglessness, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the concept. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the beliefs and arguments of moral nihilism.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Definition of moral nihilism
  • Beliefs of moral nihilism
  • Arguments for and against moral nihilism

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will test students on the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related philosophy lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as non-cognitivism
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding moral nihilism
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the philosophy of moral nihilism

Additional Learning

To learn more about philosophy, review the accompanying lesson on Arguments For & Against Moral Nihilism. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the definition of moral nihilism
  • Understand the beliefs of moral nihilism
  • Know the philosophical debate over moral nihilism
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