Intro to Ethics – PHIL 200
Unit 2 Challenge 1
Which of the following statements about divine command theory is true?
Divine command theory states that God freely chooses what is right and what is wrong.
Divine command theory is an objectivist moral theory.
Norman learns from his pastor that God commands people to love one another.
Thus according to divine command theory, loving one another is __________.
Thus according to divine command theory, eating pork is __________.
Oliver asks his rabbi if it's acceptable for him to swim in the ocean while visiting family in South
Carolina. The rabbi tells him God has not said anything about swimming in the ocean.
Thus according to divine command theory, swimming in the ocean is __________.
Which of the following examples contains a disagreement between popular thought and divine
Which of the following is an advantage of divine command theory?
Divine command theory provides a source for ethical standards.