Philosophy Study Guide #2

Philosophy Study Guide #2 - 1 Study Guide 1213 Life Withey...

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Study Guide 1213 Life Fall 2007 Withey Exam two materials is drawn from the following class readings and lectures: Exam 2 is in class Wednesday, Nov 7 for MWF classes. Exam 2 is in class Thursday, Nov 8 for TTH class--this is different that previous announcements, since the study guide did not exist until Thursday, November 01, 2007. SW: Love p. 187-200 SW: Good p. 40-52 Kant "Grounding of the Metaphysics of Morals" (packet) Utilitarianism p. 280-288 Bentham and Mill moderate and extreme Utilitarians (packet) Moral Relativism A and B (packet) Divine Command Moral Theory handout (packet) Aristotle p. 75-85 Aristotle handout (packet) "Church and State" from Brothers Karamazov (packet) Multiple Choice: Choose any five of the seven multiple choice questions. Pick the best answer. (7 points each) If you answer more than five, I will grade the first five you’ve answered unless you clearly indicate otherwise. Clearly indicate your choice. Vagueness will result in no credit. <The multiple choice questions in this section on the exam will be similar to the examples on the sample exam and similar to the questions on the required quizzes in D2L. There is no question bank. You will just know the material and pick the best answer to the five questions you choose to answer. Knowing the material well enough to recognize correct answers when you see them is the point.> <I have listed some questions that seems to me to make good multiple choice questions. Your exam will not be restricted to these, but these are a guideline for your benefit.> SW: Love p. 187-200 A) What is the opposite of love according to Steinsaltz? …indifference B) List the two aspects of love that self-love can provide evidence for according to Steinsaltz. SW: Good p. 40-52 I) What is the problem if the moral code fails to have height (or depth), i.e. if it lacks the sublime, the divine, the wonder according to Steinsaltz? J) What is the problem if the moral code fails to have width and length, i.e. if it lacks the past, present, and future and encompass the wide range of human behavior according to Steinsaltz? 1) Which statement correctly states J.S. Mill's principle of government interference? 2) What does Bentham mean when he says, “one person, one vote”? 1
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3) What is the general principle of Utility? 4) Governments cannot interfere according to J.S. Mill in private lives; yet, society can still try to influence the private behavior of people. What method is allowable for this according to J.S. Mill? Moral Relativism A and B (packet) A) Which of the following best characterizes weak moral relativism? B) Which of the following best characterizes strong moral relativism? C) Which of the following best characterizes cultural relativism?
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