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Midterm, 130su96 - Name Midterm Philosophy 130 I...

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Name:_______________________ Midterm - Philosophy 130 I. True/false (1 pt. each) T F 1. Divine command theory is a kind of moral epistemology. T F 2. Cultural relativists believe that x is right iff x brings about the greatest good for that culture. T F 3. The critics of cultural relativism do not believe there are differences in ethical beliefs and practices among different cultures. T F 4. Under all normative ethical theories, the Nazi holocaust was wrong. T F 5. Rawls is a consequentialist. T F 6. Hobbes believed that persons in a state of nature were, for the most part, content and happy. T F 7. Hobbes was a consequentialist. T F 8. John Locke was a theist. II. Multiple Choice : Only the best answer will be counted as correct.(2 pts.) _____ 11. _____ addresses the question of what makes an act right. A. Applied ethics D. All of the above B. Normative ethical theory E. None of the above C. Moral epistemology _____ 12. _____ addresses the question of how one knows whether an act is right. A. Applied ethics D. All of the above B. Normative ethical theory E. None of the above C. Moral epistemology _____ 13. _____ addresses the question of what specific acts are right or wrong. A. Applied ethics D. All of the above B. Normative ethical theory E. None of the above C. Moral epistemology _____ 14. The main difference between utilitarianism and ethical egoism is _____. A. its view of the good D. All of the above B. its sphere of considerability E. None of the above C. egoism is deontological _____ 15. Kant’s moral epistemology relied heavily on _____. A. conscience D. reason B. the Bible E. None of the above 1
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C. intuition _____ 16. Kantian ethics is _____. A. deontological D. All of the above B. consequentialist E. None of the above C. egoistic _____ 17. Locke was a ______. A. contractarian D. divine command theorist B. utilitarian E. None of the above C. Kantian _____ 18. Which of one the following used the notion "state of nature." A. W.D. Ross D. James Rachels B. Jeremy Bentham E. None of the above C. Socrates _____ 19. According to Hobbes, who has the Right to All Things once we are out of the state of nature? A. everyone D. the strongest B. no one E. None of the above C. the sovereign _____ 20. Consider a theist who is also a consequentialist (not a divine command theorist). What role might God play in his ethical theory? A. God grants human rights
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