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CONCEPTProblems with EgoismYou passed this Milestone13questions were answeredcorrectly.2questions were answeredincorrectly.1Why is egoism unique among ethical theories?It is the only theory to acknowledge conflicting interests as harmful to asystem of ethics.It is the only theory to maintain that there are no universal truths regardingwhat is good.It is the only theory to explain the way things ought to be in regards to whatis right and wrong.
It is the only theory to equate what is good to what is performed in the nameof self-interest.CONCEPTEgoism2Which of the following statements would you expect to hear from aconventionalist?"Conventionalism is a loose term that applies to many individual theories.""Conventionalism is rooted in the idea that all cultures strive toward thesame good.""Conventionalists profess belief in objective morality.""Conventionalism provides a framework for comparing diverse cultures."CONCEPTConventionalism3Quentin's faith teaches that God commands everyone to give at least tenpercent of their income to the poor. Quentin usually gives fifteen percent.According to divine command theory, Quentin's action is __________.neutralsupererogatoryobligatoryimpermissibleCONCEPTCommitments of Divine Command Theory4
Which of the following statements supports egoism?
5Which of the following statements in support of divine commandtheory is true?
6Which of the following represents a challenge to the intellectualistoption of divine command theory?
“God makes commands because they are good” implies that somethingbeyond God’s free command makes things good.The intellectualist option is subjective, whereas divine command theory issupposed to be objective.CONCEPTRefutations of Divine Command Theory7Most people in Dave's culture volunteer an hour every other week at a localfood shelf. In addition to this, Dave also helps coordinate volunteers and fillsin for people who can't make their hour.What would a conventionalist call Dave's actions?NeutralImpermissibleObligatorySupererogatoryCONCEPTCommitments of Conventionalism8Which of the following scenarios would be obligatory for an egoist?