PHIL 201 Quiz 8

PHIL 201 Quiz 8 Liberty University Answers

Set 1

  1. In the Biblical sense, agape love is defined as:
  2. Holmes believes that the Bible comes closer to intuitionism than to natural‐law theories.
  3. A Christian rule‐ethic will by definition hide the weightier matters of the law, the underlying principles of love and justice beneath a load of particular behavioral requirements.
  4. Which of these is not one of Holmes’ aspects of moral reasoning for Christians?
  5. How do justice and love contribute to each other?
  6. “A virtue ethic based on our ________________ is therefore about objective facts that lie beneath all local traditions.”
  7. Aristotle saw virtues as habits of mind that can be cultivated by deliberation about the choices we constantly make and the ends or goals we desire.
  8. According to Aristotle, the less virtuous are simply weak‐willed people who act out of ignorance and need education.
  9. What did Thomas Aquinas say is needed along with habituation of the virtues:
  10. Which of the following is NOT a way virtues affect moral decision making?
  11. The fact that we cannot logically derive ethical conclusions from merely empirical observations is called:
  12. What principal does Utilitarianism lack?
  13. What is the problem with regards to individual egoism retreating into universal egoism?
  14. Which of these is NOT one of Holmes’ conclusions concerning ethical egoism?
  15. What process did Jeremy Bentham propose to quantify pleasure versus pain with regards to which action one should take:
  16. Deontology would include which of the following ideas:
  17. Some deontologists equate the right with the good.
  18. The view that says the goal of ethics is doing the right:
  19. That which has value in and of itself:
  20. The goal of consequentialism is:

Set 2

  1. Which of these is not one of Holmes’ aspects of moral reasoning for Christians?
  2. Which of the following is not a problem with regards to Common Morality?
  3. A Christian rule‐ethic will by definition hide the weightier matters of the law, the underlying principles of love and justice beneath a load of particular behavioral requirements.
  4. _______________ varies significantly from person to person and culture to culture, seeming to depend on moral training and cultural conditioning.
  5. Holmes arguments in favor of a natural law approach to Christian Ethics include:
  6. Human behavior is controlled by inner drives and conscience is merely the subconscious internalization of external controls. Who argued this position?
  7. Which of the following is not one of Alasdair MacIntyre’s objections to the concept of “moral science?”
  8. Which of the following is NOT a way virtues affect moral decision making?
  9. How do virtues relate to God:
  10. According to Aristotle, the less virtuous are simply weak‐willed people who act out of ignorance and need education.
  11. Which of these is NOT one of Holmes’ conclusions concerning ethical egoism?
  12. What is the problem with regards to individual egoism retreating into universal egoism?
  13. Which best explains the step from psychological fact to ethical ought:
  14. Holmes states that a non‐consequential decision is needed as to the _______ of consequence we are to seek.
  15. Which is NOT a problem with psychological egoism that Holmes points out:
  16. That which has value in and of itself:
  17. Consequentialism is not interested in keeping rules at all.
  18. According to deontology, what justifies the means:
  19. The view that says the goal of ethics is doing the right:
  20. Deontology would include which of the following ideas:
  21. A Christian rule‐ethic will by definition hide the weightier matters of the law, the underlying principles of love and justice beneath a load of particular behavioral requirements.
  22. What is one of the two alternatives to the consequentialist response to moral dilemmas of trying to minimize the bad and maximize the good, do deontologists provide?
  23. What is the highest end for Christians?
  24. What type of indicators should we look for to determine what is inherent and essential?
  25. Which of the following is not an examples of a moral dilemma?
  26. Aristotle saw virtues as habits of mind that can be cultivated by deliberation about the choices we constantly make and the ends or goals we desire.
  27. Which one of the below is NOT what Eudaimonia means:
  28. Holmes states that diversity of virtues of different traditions are relative and therefore ultimately cannot support the idea of a virtue ethic based upon common humanity and objective facts that lie beneath all local traditions.
  29. According to Aristotle, the less virtuous are simply weak‐willed people who act out of ignorance and need education.
  30. Which of these is not an example of how Aristotle viewed virtues as relative to excess and deficiency?
  31. The ethical approach that seeks to maximize the benefits to the most people is:
  32. What is the problem with regards to individual egoism retreating into universal egoism?
  33. The term that states that the value of persons is measured entirely in terms of people’s experiences is:
  34. The fact that we cannot logically derive ethical conclusions from merely empirical observations is called:
  35. Which of the following is not a reason Utilitarianism is the most popular ethical theory?
  36. Which view is rule oriented:
  37. Some deontologists equate the right with the good.
  38. Consequentialism is not interested in keeping rules at all.
  39. According to deontology, what justifies the means:
  40. Deontology is only interested in keeping rules and does not care about results.
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