PHL 270 Fall 2017
Exam #2 Study Guide
The Second Exam is designed to assess students’ ability to demonstrate their understanding of the thinkers/ theories discussed
since the first exam. Thus the focus will be primarily on Kant and Rawls. Where, however, we have discussed Kant and
Rawls in comparison with libertarianism, utilitarianism, or moral relativism, students are responsible for awareness and
understanding of those comparisons.
The format of the exam will be a combination of True/False, multiple choice, and short answer (about 3-4 sentences).
Students will be expected to be able to:
Explain what claim(s) about the nature of morality and justice characterize each of the following positions