ETHC 205 Exam 1


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Liberty University

ETHC 205 Exam 1 Liberty University

  1. Morality is only concerned with the private and personal areas of life but not the public.
  2. A system of ethics that emphasizes God’s commands is called
  3. Ethical rationalism is associated with
  4. Cultural relativism is the view that what makes an action moral is what a particular _______ believes.
  5. The final step in the process is to make a decision.
  6. There are five steps in the decision making process.
  7. Virtue theory is an action based ethical theory.
  8. Studying _______ can provide people with the means to articulate their conceptions of right and wrong, and a means of justifying their decisions.
  9. Relativism, the view that what makes moral practices right or wrong, is dependent on culture or personal preference.
  10. To be a flourishing person, it is essential to be a moral person.
  11. Ethics provides a ___________ on which to make important life decisions.
  12. Both Jesus and the _______ appeal to principles in their moral teaching.
  13. In the minds of most people, doing well in life and being a good person go together.
  14. We intuitively recognize that although she was poor, Mother Theresa lived life well.
  15. There is more emphasis in the New Testament than the Old Testament on institutional morality.
  16. The structure of the Mosaic Law is that of an Assyrian treaty.
  17. Divine command and natural law are two examples of teleological approaches.
  18. It is helpful to draw a distinction between
  19. is a second form of ethical relativism. Selected Answer: teleological
  20. Holiness is the ultimate virtue in following Jesus.
  21. Morality is concerned with questions of right and wrong, the ability to distinguish between the two, and providing a justification of the distinction.
  22. The Euthyphro dilemma claims to prove that God cannot be the foundation of ethics.
  23. New Testament ethics is ______ empowered and not the result of ascetic self-discipline or education.
  24. For utilitarianism, the moral choice is that which produces the best result.
  25. Morality is concerned with questions of [a] and [b].
  26. How would you describe the relationship between morality and the law?