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Plato rejected the idea of Hedonism.
True
Plato was Socrates' teacher.
False
For Plato, justice involves harmony between the three parts of one's soul.
True
Plato believed that being unjust was better than being just.
False
For Plato, knowledge of the Good is highest kind of knowledge.
True
For Aristotle, the highest good must be both final and self-sufficient.
True
Aristotle's concept of happiness is based on the idea of a unique human function.
True
Part of Aristotle's definition of moral virtue is that it is a mean between extremes.
True
Epicurus believes that God will punish us in the afterlife.
False
For Epicurus, pleasure is an intrinsic good.
True
For Epictetus, the ultimate source of virtue is our will.
True
Epictetus believed that we are all a part of God.
True
For Augustine, the highest good can be found in this life.
False
For Aquinas, no human being can ever understand God's law
False
Aquinas's philosophy brought together Aristotle and Christianity.
True
Hobbes believed that we are moral because of empathy.
False
For Hobbes, it is the social contract that creates civilized society.
True
For Hobbes, if we didn't have law, we would be able to live peacefully.
False
Hume based his moral theory on sentiment.
True
For Hume, religion is the source of morality.
False
For Kant, the only thing that is good in itself is the good will.
True
Kant believes that actions that arise from good feelings have moral value.
False
Kant believes that a good will always acts from inclination.
False
Utilitarianism is the idea that we ought to reject the pursuit of pleasure.
False
Utilitarians agree with Kant that consequences do not matter.
False