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Euthyphro dilemma: Quiz


Question 1: [54] In a similar vein, G. E. Moore argued (with his open question argument) that the notion good is indefinable, and any attempts to analyze it in naturalistic or ________ terms are guilty of the so-called "naturalistic fallacy".

Question 2: ________ had proposed in his Metaphysics a similar view of Gods who feel no emotion towards the world or their worshipers, but inspire imitation.
PlatoEmpiricismAristotleBertrand Russell

Question 3: The Euthyphro dilemma is found in Plato's dialogue ________, in which Socrates asks Euthyphro: "Is the pious (τὸ ὅσιον) loved by the gods because it is pious, or is it pious because it is loved by the gods?" (10a)
The Republic (Plato)EuthyphroCratylus (dialogue)Apology (Plato)

Question 4: ________: If there are moral standards independent of God's will, then "[t]here is something over which God is not sovereign.

Question 5: ________ • Euthyphro dilemma • Faith • Intelligent design • Miracle • Problem of evil • Religious belief • Soul • Theodicy • Spirit

Question 6: ________ philosophers, starting with Thomas Aquinas have often answered that the dilemma is false: yes, God commands something because it is good, but the reason it is good is that "good is an essential part of God's nature".
ChristianityJesusChristianCatholic Church

Question 7: The is-ought problem and the naturalistic fallacy: According to ________, it is hard to see how moral propositions featuring the relation ought could ever be deduced from ordinary is propositions, such as "the being of a God".
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelDavid HumeFriedrich NietzscheImmanuel Kant

Question 8: ________ • Exegesis • History of religion • Religion • Religious philosophy • Theology • Relationship between religion and science • Religion and politics • Faith and rationality • more...

Question 9: ________ and others say this avoids the naturalistic fallacy because the source of God's whims or commands is in some way the definition of good for everybody.
John FrameAristotleGottfried LeibnizImmanuel Kant

Question 10: This view led ________ to say that God exists outside of all motion or change and does not really feel passions such as love.
Blaise PascalAugustine of HippoAnselm of CanterburyThomas Aquinas


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