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Philosophy 302: Ethics
Quiz: Varieties of Self-Interest Philosophies

 

Directions:  Match the best description with the appropriate philosophies.


1. Epicureanism A. The good life is obtained by going back to nature and avoiding humanity.
 

2. Stoicism B. The external world is totally subject to cause and effect.
 

3. Cynicism C. We should strive to make our potentialities real.
 

4. Naturalism D. We should seek pleasure in our lives.
 

5. Self-realization E. We should seek to avoid pain in our lives.
F. We should live our lives in accordance with the kind of biological creature we are.
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G. All persons seek what is in their own self-interest.
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