Quiz 1

Quiz 1: Ethics in Theory and Practice

Which of the following is true of Lawrence Summer’s case in “Let the Eat Pollution?”

Summer’s arguments were based on cost-benefit analysis.

Which of the following is true of Paradox of pleasure?

Henry Sidgwick

Ethical hedonism does not mean:

Allowing pain to oneself so as to make others’ lives pleasant

Which of the following values Dalai Lama would not want us to follow?

Compassion, envy, tolerance

Which of the following is true of divine will?

It refers to destiny

Human conscience:

is formed through experiences and learning of the past

An act utilitarian will not approve of cheating in the examination hall because:

None of the options

Charvaka philosophy is:

Eat, drink and be merry

Psychological hedonism believes that:

Human beings work out of self-interest

Happiness/Pleasure is the ultimate goal of life

The second maxim of Kant establishes:

A human being cannot be used as mere means

According to Devdutt Patnaik, in Indian thought:

Killing by an Avatar is an act of liberation

According to Radhakrishnan the following is true of Bhagavad Gita:

Kurukshetra is the battleground of life where every human being is fighting like Arjuna