Comparing Virtue Ethics vs. Consequentialist & Non-Consequentialist Ethics


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What are ethics?

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1. How does consequentialism judge morality?

2. What do consequentialism and non-consequentialism have in common?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Moral behavior is a complex subject. The questions in this quiz focus on ethics and what constitutes good behavior.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will assess your knowledge of the following:

  • Definition of ethics
  • Consequentialism's view of morality
  • Commonalities between consequentialism and non-consequentialism
  • Branches of virtue ethics

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - demonstrate understanding of the term ethics
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast consequentialism and non-consequentialism
  • Critical thinking - use lesson content to study virtue ethics from a new perspective

Additional Learning

To study this subject further, review the accompanying lesson entitled Comparing Virtue Ethics vs. Consequentialist & Non-Consequentialist Ethics. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Review the three branches of virtue ethics
  • Explore the concept of moral duty
  • Discuss hypothetical situations involving moral decisions