Moral Standing: Qualities & Scope


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Giving moral standing to a person means

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1. According to anthropocentrism, which of the below would have moral standing?

2. Which school of thought believes that anything that feels has moral standing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz/worksheet combo, we've included a collection of multiple-choice questions you can use to test your understanding of moral standing. Our questions address topics such as the anthropocentric view on moral standing and a school of thought that believes anything that feels has moral standing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Taking this quiz will gauge your knowledge of:

  • What giving moral standing to a person signifies
  • Who has moral standing according to anthropocentrism
  • The school of thought suggesting that anything that feels would then have moral standing
  • Who would not have moral standing according to biocentrism
  • Who the perspective of sentiocentrism believes has and doesn't have moral standing
  • True statements about moral standing

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what giving moral standing to a person means
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related moral standing lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about who would not have moral standing according to biocentrism

Additional Learning

Professional instructors have written the corresponding lesson called Moral Standing: Qualities & Scope provides more information about this subject. This lesson will assist you in achieving these objectives:

  • Explain how things assigned with moral value are to be treated by society
  • Give an example of a comparison of moral standing between two entities
  • Provide a historical example of moral standing being used to abuse