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Intro to Ethics – PHIL 200Unit 4Unit 4 Challenge 1Which of the following best defines virtue-based ethics?
A theory of ethics that asserts that actions reveal and reinforce personal characteristicsChoose the true statement about virtue-based ethics.
How might a virtue-based ethicist classify this action?
How might a virtue-based ethicist classify this action?
How might a virtue-based ethicist classify this action?
“What?” she shouted, betraying her secret listening spot beneath the dining room table. “What?”Lucy’s mother frowned, but quickly reassured her daughter. “He was protesting the new oilpipeline outside of town, dear. Typical Paul. He’ll be fine.”According to virtue-based ethics, Paul’s act of protest is evaluated based on how his actionreveals __________ and is considered permissible because it demonstrates his commitment toprotecting the Earth.
as their required college coursework. Maya is struggling with aligning standards to her lessonplans and asks PJ to help her understand the process. PJ wants to be more successful than Maya,so she lies and tells her roommate that she does not have time to help her.According to virtue-based ethics, PJ’s refusal to help her roommate is evaluated based on howher action reveals character.The refusal is considered impermissible because it demonstrates the cultivation of a(n)__________.
Roger dashed into his burning house to retrieve some objects of sentimental value, and thedoorway collapsed behind him. Firefighters were forced to follow and pull him from the inferno.Roger’s wife thanked her husband for his courage in entering the burning house, but the firechief reprimanded him for putting firefighters in danger. He called Roger’s act reckless andfoolish.According to virtue-based ethics, Roger’s action is evaluated based on how it reveals character. Itis difficult to determine how the action informs Roger's character.

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