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God & Good: Introduction to Christian Ethics Quiz Study GuideTHST 1060 01 & 02 / Midterm Exam / Prof. Nicholas R. Brown 10 multiple-choice (2 points each), 7 true/false (2 points each), 8 short answer (2 points each), 3 short essays (5 points each) – 65 points total Be able to list/distinguish/explain the following topics: morals, ethics, metaphysics, eudemonia, positivism, postmodernism, Old Testament/Hebrew Bible, New Testament, canon, exegesis, hermeneutics, deontology, natural law, categorical imperative, consequentialism, utilitarianism, hedons, dolors, pleasure principle, proportionalism, situation ethics, agape, social location, praxis Classical and Modern Ethics • What are morals • What is ethics • Plato’s understanding of metaphysics Plato argues that individuals are composed of three principles. What are these three principles? How does Plato see these three principles corresponding to classes of people? Plato constructs a spectrum or hierarchy of “pure existence.” According tohim, which things possess a greater measure of pure existence and which a lesser measure? How does Plato apply this hierarchy of “pure existence” to the human body and soul? How does Plato interpret the allegory of the “cave” to humans and their quest for wisdom and goodness? • Aristotle’s understanding ofmetaphysics • Aristotle’s understanding of eudaimonia What are two kinds of virtues that Aristotle identifies? Are virtues natural according to Aristotle? How does he think one acquires virtues? According to Aristotle are virtues feelings, capacities, or states? Aristotle discusses the importance of the mean, or striking a proper balance between deficiency and excess. How does he relate this idea of the mean to his discussion of virtues and moral goodness? Does Aristotle think every action and feeling possess a mean? What are some that do not? The Ethical Distinctiveness of Jesus • Similarities between a classical and a Christian approach to ethics What kind of “Christology” does Hauerwas claim early Christians had? How do we come to know who Jesus is and what his kingdom is about according to Hauerwas? What does Hauerwas mean when he says that “[w]e are called to be perfect like God[.]” (p.21)? How are we to be like Jesus according to Hauerwas? Who else besides Jesus does Hauerwas call Christians to imitate? What does Calvin mean when he states that “we are not our own masters, but belong to God”? How does belonging to God affect the human will according to Calvin? How does belonging to God affect relationships with other people according to Calvin?
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