What, according to Noddings, do male philosophers tend to say about death (as opposed to women)?

1. In Gilligans article, the example of Heinz involves which crime (Points : 1)





Question 2. 2. What does Noddings say about womens feelings about the death of the body? (Points : 1)

Women, more than anyone, just want to know that the soul of their child has gone to heaven
Women know the preciousness of the body because they create them and care for them
Women are happy not to have to deal with the messiness of dead bodies
Men tend to be more sensitive to the death of the body since they are the ones that have to risk their own lives in war




Question 3. 3. Gilligan claims that females tend to see relationships as these (Points : 1)





Question 4. 4. Which answer best describes Noddingss statements about how mothers frequently to feel about losing their children in war? (Points : 1)

Mothers rest assured that the deaths of their children was fully justified by the good they did in the war
Mothers often allow their desire to demonstrate patriotism to override their natural opposition to war and the death of their children
Mothers universally oppose war and the death of children that it inevitably brings
Mothers are generally more enthusiastic for war than anyone else because they know it will make the world safer for future generations




Question 5. 5. In Gilligans example, the child named Amy focuses on this aspect of the Heinz dilemma (Points : 1)

the logical nature of the problem
a utilitarian calculus that weighs the options
Kohlbergs theory of moral development
the relationships involved in the dilemma




Question 6. 6. How have historians tended to treat typically male tendencies versus typically female tendencies? (Points : 1)

Historians value female tendencies more highly because it is childbearing and childrearing that enable the group to survive
Female traditions have been emphasized because they reflect keep aesthetic refinement and sophistication
Male tendencies, like mathematics, warfare, and even singing have been prized more highly
No correlation has been found at all between criminal violence and childhood abuse




Question 7. 7. What does Noddings have to say about essentialism about gender? (Points : 1)

It is the clearly false view that men and women have essences
It is problematic because it has been associated with creation and because it has always favored males over females
It wrongly assumes that God could not have made us in ways that were contrary to our ‘essential nature
Culture is irrelevant; all of our behaviors are innate




Question 8. 8. What does Noddings say about male versus female language when opposing war? (Points : 1)

Women are more likely to become emotional rather than rational when discussing such matters
Women and men use approximately the same types of language when discussing the horror of death
Men are more likely to speak in the abstract about violence; women are more likely to refer to their own hands on in helping victims of violence
Women feel that language is irrelevant; it is actions that count

Question 9. 9. Held uses this example to talk about the political distinctions that separate men and women in the realms of the public and the private (Points : 1)

a business man going out for cocktails
a mother nursing her child
a city planner developing a building
a mother homeschooling her children

Question 10. 10. What, according to Noddings, do male philosophers tend to say about death (as opposed to women)? (Points : 1)

Men are more brave in the face of death than women because of their natural courageousness
Death tends to be harder on men due to their attachments to the glory of this world
Women are more able to allow their faith in the afterlife overcome their aversion to death
Male philosophers often talk as though the world or reason and abstraction is superior to the physical world of the body

Question 11. 11. This is the name of being aware of ones appearance in relation to position, light, who is watching, etc. (Points : 1)

habitual body monitoring

Question 12. 12. In the video “Sexism in the News Media 2012” some newscasters blame military women for this (Points : 1)

being killed in combat
being raped
not being able to have children
being war heroes

Question 13. 13. This is one way that men can contribute to the destruction of sexual objectification of women (Points : 1)

they can be kind to women
they can tell women that they are attractive
they can stop seeking attention
they can stop evaluating women based on their looks

Question 14. 14. According to Held, feminist theories of self (Points : 1)

pit humans against one another in competition
relate the individual to universal humankind
examine what it means to be a woman in a horrific male-dominated world
see the self as related to specific humans in relationship

Question 15. 15. Held claims that this abstract concept has guided the development of Western ethics (Points : 1)

The man of reason
The feminist woman
The child of love
The mother of care

Question 16. 16. According to Held, the following have been aligned with femininity in the history of Western thought (Points : 1)

all of the above

Question 17. 17. In Helds article, a thinker named Annette Baier claims that the history of Western ethical thought does not take into account feminine aspects because (Points : 1)

The great moral theorists were men who had little intimate interaction with women.
The great moral theorists were often loving husbands.
The great moral theorists hated women.
The great moral theorists

Question 18. 18. Feminist ethics is based around which of the following ideas (Points : 1)

That abstract universal principles can be applied to most situations to find the best action.
That maximizing something like happiness or pleasure is the best way to guide action.
That emotions can be cultivated and ought to be taken into account in ethical theory.
That all humans are autonomous individuals who battle for resources.

Question 19. 19. According to Colin Stokes, in this film all the heroic, wise, and villainous characters are female (Points : 1)

The Little Mermaid
Star Wars
The Wizard of Oz
Les Miserables

Question 20. 20. This is the name for prostitutes in India who have been dedicated to a female goddess (Points : 1)


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