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Ethics Exam 1
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Who influenced Hume to see humans as part of the natural world?
David Hume is a __________ philosopher.
Where was Kant a philosopher from?
Hune argues that reason can provide information and facts about the world, but it does provide us with ______ ______.
One who argues for this argues that rational argumentation will not be effective at changing peoples preferences.
One who argues for this argues that feelings are a reliable guide to moral truth. They may not be rational but they are not just personal preferences.
Some sentimentalists argue that feelings may guide us in....?
discovering the right action.
Which type of philosopher would argue that feelings play an important role in our motivation to act morally?
What is the theory that our feelings are guides to objective moral truths?
Moral Sense Theory
Who argues that reason can discover absolute ethical principles that are universal in scope?
Who argues that those who will and act only because reason dictates it are the most praiseworthy?
Many philosopher prioritize ___________ because what we learn from the senses and the body is uncertain and prone to error.
Statements that are true "if" we desire the result
What are categorical principles?
Statements that we universally true, and apply whether or not we desire the result
Is Immanuel Kants view of ethical principles similar to how we view mathematics? Yes or no
Kant's ethics is called
Are we going to fail the test?
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