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Virtue Ethics vs. Deontological Ethics

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Select an INCORRECT requirement of Kant's rules for a moral action.

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1. Identify the philosopher behind virtue-based ethics.

2. Select the correct definition of the golden mean.

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About This Quiz and Worksheet

Inside this combination of a quiz and worksheet, you are looking two theories of ethics: virtue theory and deontological theory. Questions ask about Kant's rules for a moral action, as well as an example of the Golden Mean.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

Expect to be quizzed on the topics listed below in order to gauge your understanding of the material:

  • The author of virtue-based ethics
  • Defining the Golden Mean
  • A synonym for rule-based ethics
  • An example of the Golden Mean

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about rule-based ethics
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can give a proper definition for the Golden Mean
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about Kant's rules for determining whether an action was moral

Additional Learning

To learn more, head over to the lesson titled Virtue Ethics vs. Deontological Ethics. With this, you can look into the extra topics listed below:

  • Moral exemplars
  • The table of virtues
  • Universalization
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