Related Topics
Take Another Quiz

Ethics Midterm

25 Questions
Midterm Quizzes & Trivia

Ethics midterm review

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the three hallmarks of a science?
  • 2. 
    What hallmark would the rationalists object and why?
  • 3. 
    What is the fourth thing that identifies a science as a particular science? Give an example.
  • 4. 
    The fourth thing which identifies a science as a particular science is a distinction only in the mind.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The fourth thing must be physically distinct.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The latin word used to identify the fourth thing is 
  • 7. 
    If two alleged sciences turn out to really have the same "fourth thing", we say that the one science is _______ to the other. I.E. That the one science is in reality merely a subset of the other science.
  • 8. 
    Give an example of a science being reduced to the other. 
  • 9. 
    What might the fourth thing of ethics be?
    • A. 

      The good

    • B. 

      The simple

    • C. 

      The equal

  • 10. 
    Ethics is a science that can be taught, according to the possessing of the four hallmarks,
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What are the only 2 ways to intelligently dispute an asserted conclusion?
  • 12. 
    To give an account of something as it relates to me or an object is
    • A. 

      Infernece

    • B. 

      Subjective judgment

    • C. 

      Subjective conclusion

  • 13. 
    To give an account of something not as it relates to me or a subject. 
  • 14. 
    Only subjective judgments are factual, not objective. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The epistemological theory that claims that no certain knowledge at all is possible.
    • A. 

      Stoics

    • B. 

      Absolute Skepticism

    • C. 

      Ratonalists

  • 16. 
    Who is the first member of the school of absolute skepticism?
  • 17. 
    Give a brief summary of Pyro of Eli's position. 
  • 18. 
    No science is exists if Pyro's statement is true.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    What are the two possible alternatives to a moral science if Pyro's outline is true?
  • 20. 
    Who were the second members of the school of skepticism? 
    • A. 

      Aquinas and Archilles

    • B. 

      Aresicaus and Carneaces

    • C. 

      Palo and Jude

  • 21. 
    Who critiques their position and what does he say?
  • 22. 
    What school holds to the dictum " all things in moderation", and who is the founder?
  • 23. 
    What do the epicureans consider to the be ultimate good?
  • 24. 
    How does the phrase "all things in moderation" relate to the ultimate good?
  • 25. 
    What are the two problems with this school of thought? Give an explanation.