Big 4 of Philosophy: Ethics, Metaphysics, Logic, Epistemology

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What is the focus of normative ethics?

Which subfield of ethics involves philosophical reflection on morality and the nature of moral norms?

What is the main concern of descriptive ethics?

Which branch of ethics involves studying how people think about moral issues and how their thoughts lead to moral or immoral behavior?

What is the focus of meta-ethics?

Which area of ethics focuses on determining what actions are morally permissible, required, or forbidden?

What is the relevance of moral psychology for sports ethics?

What contributes to the origins of morality and moral disagreement?

What characterizes shallow moral disagreements?

What is the primary objection to Moral Foundations Theory according to the text?

What is the key factor for resolving moral disagreements according to the text?

What distinguishes deep moral disagreements from shallow ones?

What are the strategies suggested to address objections to Moral Foundations Theory?

'Moral Conflict' is characterized by:

'Meta-Ethics & Moral Psychology' primarily focuses on:

What is the main focus of behavioral economics?

What is the primary assumption of Law & Economics according to the text?

What does the author suggest individuals strive for according to 'Aiming for Moral Mediocrity'?

In which field does 'Nudging' play a part in increasing the likelihood of good choices, as mentioned in the text?

What is the underlying assumption of 'Moral Mediocrity' according to Eric Schwitzgebel?

What is the key difference between Behavioral Economics and Law & Economics, based on the text?

What is the 'So What if I’m Not a Saint' excuse according to the text?

What is the focus of 'Moral cleansing' according to the text?

What does the text suggest about professional ethicists' behavior?

What is the 'Trade-off norm violations' excuse?

What is the main issue with the 'Fairness Objection' according to the text?

What does the text suggest about people's tendency to choose moral standards?

'Moral identity theory' suggests that individuals:

'Moral goodness isn’t important to us, as long as we aren’t the worst.' According to the text, what should individuals do based on this statement?

What is the main argument against the 'Moral self-licensing' excuse according to the text?

What is the significance of 'Moral middlingness' according to the text?

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Explore the 'BIG 4' of philosophy - Ethics, Metaphysics, Logic, and Epistemology. Learn about the subfields of ethics and delve into normative ethics and meta-ethics, including theories such as deontology, virtue ethics, and utilitarianism/consequentialism/natural law.

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