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5 Matching questions

  1. Rationalism
  2. Paternalism
  3. Conceptual Relativist view
  4. A posteriori
  5. Ethical absolutism
  1. a In ethics, the view that affirms the existence of a single universally applicable moral standard.
  2. b The position that reason alone, without the aid of sensory imformation, is capable of arriving at some knowledge, at some undeniable truth.
  3. c The view that government may legitimately decide what is in the best interests of adult citizens.
  4. d The view that a true scientific theory is nothing more than a theory that coheres with the conceptual framework accepted by a community of scientists.
  5. e Pertaining to knowledge stated in empirically verifiable statements; inductive reasoning.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The branch of epistemology that studies the methods and principles of correct reasoning.
  2. The philosophical school founded by Husserl which contends that being is the underlying reality, that what is ultimately real is our consciousness.
  3. The position that knowledge has its origins in and derives all of its content from experience.
  4. The view that events are fixed and that humans can do nothing to alter them.
  5. The concepts that under certain circumstances people are not morally reponsible for their decisions and conduct.

5 True/False questions

  1. TheismThe belief in a personal God who intervenes in the lives of the creation.


  2. Cosmological ArgumentAn argument for the existence of God that claims the order and purpose manifest in the working of things in the universe require a God.


  3. NihilismThe doctrine that the objects of our senses exist independentaly of their being experienced.


  4. PantheismThe belief that everything is God.


  5. Ontological ArgumentAn argument for the existence of God based on the nature of God's being.