Study Guide Test 1
1. What is a descriptive statement?
Simply describes; does not judge
2. What is a normative statement?
States what ought to be; involves a value judgment
3. Of the descriptive and normative statements, which is called an is
Study Guide Test 2
1. Plato claims that knowledge is virtue. What does that imply about the relation of reason
and will? Which one dominates?
Reason will always dominate will
2. If virtue is the result of knowledge for Plato, then vice must be
Essay Option #1: Hes Living?
Mr. Krinns dilemma would be very controversial because of the conflict between his family and
his wifes emotional wants. Being in a vegetative state with no completed advanced directives on file
makes the decis
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Emotivism. It was a combination of the influence of Aristotle, Kant, and Nietzsche that made me
a moral realist again. In several posts, I want to explain how this happened. In this post, I want
to zero in on Nietzsches equal contempt for both moral absol
I found this Chapter to be very interesting and being a fan already of JeanPaul Sartre, I found it to be very helpful to separate and contrast the different
styles of determinism. That is because I have already determined my path
towards what is to be det
Value theory encompasses a range of approaches to understanding how, why and to what degree people
value things; whether the thing is a person, idea, object, or anything else. Sometimes called "Axiology", often
one : most dont understand the judicial system. THere are many loopholes thus making it
unclear to those caught in its path are unsure as to what is going to happen to them.
TWo: Our constituional rights are changing, along with changing the definition as
This weeks assignment still has my mind working overtime. After reading the book, listening to
some podcasts, watching the videos, and gathering further insight from other people and books I
think I'm about ready to do this. I have a
Judaism traces itself back to what legendary patriarch who is written about in the
book of Genesis?
The Talmud is
a long work of commentary based on biblical principles.
The Jewish Day of Atonement, the most sacred day of the Jewish year, is
Literally, the word religion means
A common element often found in religions is
feelings of wonder
the prophetic orientation in religion emphasizes
beliefs and moral codes
The early anthropologist who saw religions rooted in the belie