When confronted with a moral dilemma, care ethics encourages us to consider:
a. relevant duties and imperatives.
b. equality and proportionality.
c. situational factors and the needs of all involved.
d. natural and legal rights.
Which of the following is NOT one of the universal conditions of human flourishing outlined in your text?
a. Cooperative relationships
b. Fulfillment of biogenic needs
c. Pleasurable activity
d. Connectedness with others
Which of the following is a key Aristotelian idea that describes a midpoint between extremes of excess and deficiency?
b. The Golden Mean
c. The Middle Path
Traits of character that dispose a person to act in a moral fashion are typically referred to as:
b. character tendencies.
c. dispositional values.
An ethic of care stresses the importance of rationally-derived universal rights in our interactions with others and in resolving moral dilemmas.
For Aristotle, the ultimate purpose of human life is health and procreation.
Aristotle’s ethics was teleological, meaning:
b. directed toward a goal or end.
c. superior to prior ethics.
d. directed toward others.
Which of the following frameworks encourages us to imagine alternative solutions to moral dilemmas, “focusing less on deciding between given alternatives” and, instead, “envisioning new alternatives” that we may not have initially considered?
b. Kantian ethics
c. Care ethics
d. Ethical egoism
“Character” is best understood as a collection or system of more specific character traits.
Which of the following is a “tendency to behave in certain ways in certain circumstances?”
a. Character trait
d. All of the choices apply