The Ethics of Ambiguity; Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What example did Beauvoir use to show how those who fight for a cause will come to accept certain contradictions. (from Chapter 3, The Positive Aspect of Ambiguity, Sections 1-3, The Aesthetic Attitude, Freedom and Liberation, The Antinomies of Action)

2.

When an individual aims at a goal that will be achieved beyond his own death, what does Beauvoir claim the individual should expect from the time given to the goal? (from Chapter 3, The Positive Aspect of Ambiguity, Sections 4-5, The Present and the Future, Ambiguity and Conclusion)

3.

What contradiction does Beauvoir suggest will come to those who fight for a cause due to the complexity of the world? (from Chapter 3, The Positive Aspect of Ambiguity, Sections 1-3, The Aesthetic Attitude, Freedom and Liberation, The Antinomies of Action)

4.

For whom do Beauvoir and Marx agree that the cause of freedom is most urgent? (from Chapter 3, The Positive Aspect of Ambiguity, Sections 1-3, The Aesthetic Attitude, Freedom and Liberation, The Antinomies of Action)

5.

How does Beauvoir claim that "The Ethics of Ambiguity" compare to the individualism of Christian ethics? (from Chapter 3, The Positive Aspect of Ambiguity, Sections 4-5, The Present and the Future, Ambiguity and Conclusion)

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