Philosophy

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  • 1. 
    To act to produce the greatest good for the greatest number of people is?
    • A. 

  • 2. 
    Morality consists of a set of rules governign behavior, that rational people will accept, on the condition that others will accept them as well is?
    • A. 

      Psychological Egoism

    • B. 

      Divine Command Theory

    • C. 

      Virtue

    • D. 

      Social Contract

  • 3. 
    Asserts that each person does in fact pursue his/her own self-interest alone is?
    • A. 

      Natural Law Theory

    • B. 

      Psychological Egoism

    • C. 

      Benefits Arguement

    • D. 

      Utilitarianism

  • 4. 
    If we can benefit someonw w/o harming anyone else, we ought to do so is?
    • A. 

      Ethical Egoism

    • B. 

      Social Contract

    • C. 

      Benefit Argument

    • D. 

      Utilitarianism

  • 5. 
    What are the three main points covered in the Natural Law Theory?
  • 6. 
    ______is a trait of character manifested in habitual action.
  • 7. 
    What are the 5 claims made on Cultural Relativism?
  • 8. 
    What are the 4 components a Virtue Theory must have?
  • 9. 
    In ________  ________, different cultures have different moral codes.
  • 10. 
    ____ _____ is the idea that our moral opinions are based on our feelings and nothing more.
  • 11. 
    What was Hobbes's argument?
  • 12. 
    Essentially, this theory says that, "morality right" is a matter of being commanded by God and, "morally wrong" is a matter of being forbidden by God.
    • A. 

      Divine Command Theory

    • B. 

      Ethical Subjectivist

    • C. 

      Benefit Argument

    • D. 

      Social Contract

  • 13. 
    ________are actions that are morally required from actions that are praiseworthy but not strictly required.
  • 14. 
    Kants Categorical Imperative states what?
  • 15. 
    ______begins with the observation that language is used in a variety of ways.