Exam III Deontological Ethics
- Deontological Ethics
- Existentialist Ethics
- Act Deontology
- Rule Deontology
- Prima Facie duties
- Categorical Imperative
- Hypothetical Imperative
- Situational Ethics
- Categorical Duties Theory/Kantianism
- Divine Command Theory
- The Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals
Names to Know:
- Immanuel Kant
- Jean Paul Sartre
- Kai Nielson
- W. D. Ross
- William Frankena
Things to Know: short answer, listing, and essay
- What are the two types of Deontological Theories?
- Rule Deontological Theories can be characterized in what two ways?
- Kant attempts to reconcile what two philosophical/epistemological movements?
- What does Kant say is the only thing good in itself?
- What are the three formulations of the Categorical Imperative?
- What's the difference between categorical and hypothetical imperatives?
- What is Euthyphro's Dilemma?
- What is Euthyphro's definition of 'piety'?
- What are the two theological postulates proposed by Kant?
- What is the Anthropocentric Fallacy?
- What is the difference between Deontological and Teleological theories of ethics?
- Religious apologists offer three arguments why religion is a necessary foundation for ethics: what are they?
- Nielson offers at least three reasons why religion need not be a necessary foundation for ethics. Be prepared to discuss each.
- What are the Milgram experiments, and why are they important?
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