STUDY GUIDE – EXAM 1
Know the following ethical concepts/theories
Ethical Relativism (defined in text, pp. 5-7)
Rule v. act utilitarianism
Quantitative v. Qualitative hedonism
Mill (qualitative hedonist)
Consequentialism v. non-consequentialism
Two formulations of the categorical imperative
Respect for persons
Paternalism (defined in text, pp. 19-21)
Care ethics (Carol Gilligan), know definition of theory
Connected Knowing v. Separate Knowing
Ethics study of _____ (morality)
Virtue ethics –character ethics
Aristotle’s view on moral virtue
Moral virtues, what are they?
innate or acquired? (=As a result of practice leading to
Clever person v. prudent person (practical wisdom)
Aristotle’s golden mean
The purpose of human beings is to ________ (=live
Differences between Kant v. Aristotle
Ethical egoism—what does this theory say.
How might a Kantian critique a utilitarian?