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Question 1

2 out of 2 points

Deontological ethics uses human reason to derive ______________.

A. facts, laws, or guesses

B. principals, rules, or duties

C. ideas, products, or styles

D. thoughts, time, or space

Question 2

2 out of 2 points

Because they are based on human reason, deontological ethics are ____________.

A. finicky and limited

B. changing and subjective

C. relative and temporary

D. universal and eternal

Question 3

0 out of 2 points

Which of the following is NOT one of the five types of deontological ethics?

A. Natural law theory

B. Divine command theory

C. Ethics of care

D. Classical liberalism

Question 4

2 out of 2 points

Deductive logic starts with a ________ and concludes with a _________.

A. theory, confirmation

B. hope, prayer

C. hypothesis, observation

D. observation, theory

Question 5

2 out of 2 points

Inductive logic is based on _______ so it is not 100% certain.

A. lies

B. absolute truth

C. time

D. probability

Question 6

2 out of 2 points

For deontology, what is essential is the link between _____________.

A. right action, moral rule, & rationality

B. right virtue, caring, and pleasure

C. time, god, and the universe

D. men, women, and animals

Question 7

2 out of 2 points

The theory that there are no absolute standards and that all truth is relative to a person or culture, is known as ________.

A. foolishness

B. truth

C. relativism

D. universalism

Question 8

2 out of 2 points

The belief that there are definite and universal standards of ethical behavior, that we can know what they are, & that all people have an obligation to act on them, is known as _____.

A. absolutism

B. definitism

C. obligationism

D. specieism

Question 9

2 out of 2 points

“Deontological” comes from the Greek word “deon”, meaning that which is binding. So, you are bound to your ________.

A. promises

B. dreams

C. desires

D. duty

Question 10

2 out of 2 points

It holds that acts are right or wrong in and of themselves because of the kinds of acts they are and not simply because of their ends or consequences. Which one of the options below does not logically result from the preceding statement?

A. The ends do not justify the means.

B.  You should choose the outcome with the most pleasurable results.

C. A good end or purpose does not justify a bad action.

D. You are duty-bound, no matter if the outcome is painful or pleasurable.

Question 11

2 out of 2 points

This quote from Immanuel Kant, “Act in conformity with that maxim, and that maxim only, that you can will at the same time be a universal law,” is also known as the _______.

A. temporary goal

B. categorical imperative

C. biblical law

D. golden rule

Question 12

2 out of 2 points

“Act in such a way that you always treat humans not merely as a means to an end but also as an end,” is also known as the ___________.

A. invisible hand of the economy

B. end goal hypothesis

C. second form of the categorical imperative

D. pleasure principle

Question 13

2 out of 2 points

One of the terms below is something that is "not in any way derived from experience or dependent upon it"; concepts derived _________are universal rules that determine, in advance, the conditions for knowledge in a particular domain.

A. aposteriori

B. hypothetically

C. magically

D. apriori

Question 14

2 out of 2 points

According to Kant’s ethical system, when one diets in order to lose weight, they are doing an action (dieting) that is good only as a means to something else (losing weight). This is known as a ____________.

A. hypothetical imperative

B. good idea

C. categorical imperative

D. lifestyle change

Question 15

2 out of 2 points

According to Kant, What is the right motive is acting out of a _________to do the right thing; only an act motivated by this concern for the moral law is right.

A. refusal

B. will

C. reluctance

D. pretense

 

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Question Question 1 2 out of 2 points Deontological ethics uses human reason to derive ______________. A. facts, laws, or guesses B. principals, rules, or duties C. ideas, products, or styles D. thoughts, time, or space Question 2 2 out of 2 points Because they are based on human reason, deontological ethics are ____________. A. finicky and limited B. changing and subjective C. relative and temporary D. universal and eternal Question 3 0 out of 2 points Which of the following is NOT one of the five types of deontological ethics? A. Natural law theory B. Divine command theory C. Ethics of care D. Classical liberalism Question 4 2 out of 2 points Deductive logic starts with a ________ and concludes with a _________. A. theory, confirmation B. hope, prayer C. hypothesis, observation D. observation, theory Question 5 2 out of 2 points Inductive logic is based on _______ so it is not 100% certain. A. lies B. absolute truth C. time D. probability Qu...
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