Ethics and Moral Theories Quiz

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Utilitarianism is the ethical theory that something is moral when it produces the greatest amount of good for the greatest number of ______


Egoism is the ethical position that moral agents ought to do what is in their own ______


Hedonism is the ethical theory that pleasure is the highest good and proper aim of human ______


Deontology judges the morality of an action based on ______


Virtue ethics emphasizes the virtues, or moral character in determining the morality of a certain ______


Distributive justice refers to the just distribution of benefits and burdens, such as rights and socioeconomic goods, promoting fairness and ______


Retributive justice refers to the just imposition of punishments and penalties on those guilty of performing acts, often associated with the principle of an eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth, and it is a form of ______ justice


Compensatory justice focuses on compensating people for what they lost as a result of wrongful actions done to them, ensuring they receive ______ for their losses


Eminent Domain is the power of the nation or sovereign state to take private property for public use, conditioned upon the payment of just ______


Altruism is the belief in or practice of disinterested and selfless concern for the well-being of others, emphasizing the importance of selfless ______


Test your knowledge of ethical theories with this quiz. Explore concepts such as utilitarianism, egoism, hedonism, and deontology, and understand how they shape moral decisions and practices.

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