Ethic

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Ethic
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2014-12-18 13:31:54
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Existentialism and Nietzsche
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  1. As a theory, existentialism most resembles which other moral philosophy?
    A) utilitarianism
    B) Kantianism
    C) virtue ethics
    D) moral relativism
    D) moral relativism
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. The word villain comes from the word vilein, which in the Middle Ages meant "farm servant".  The fact that the word now means a "wicked or cruel person" is evidence that supports the theory of
    A) master and slave morality
    B) existentialism
    C) nihilism
    D) bad faith
    A) master and slave morality
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Nietzsche's perspectivism asserts that in order to remain free and gain our own perspective we should not allow ourselves to be dominated by a particular will.  This is doctrine is similar to which other concept?
    A) Kant's personal autonomy
    B) Rawl's liberty principle
    C) Rousseau's social contract
    D) Hume's communitarianism
    A) Kant's personal autonomy
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. Bad faith can be avoided by
    A) living authentically
    B) living seriously
    C) living religiously
    D) living obediently
    A) living authentically
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. According to deBeauvoir, in childhood, we are necessarily constrained by rules set up by others (e.g., parents, teachers) because we are not ready to take on the responsibility of freedom.  As adults, if we continue to submit to the authority of others instead of taking on the responsibility of our own freedom, we are
    A) using creative freedom
    B) being authentic
    C) guilty of bad faith
    d) all of the above
    C) guilty by bad faith
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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