Ethics Study Guide 2 - 1 Explain Plato's"psychology and...

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1. Explain Plato’s “psychology” and answer the following questions: What is Plato’s view of what a good person is like? Do you agree? Why? 2. What, according to Kant, gives an action moral worth? If you intend and try to do what you think is right, you ought not to be blamed for things turning out badly. The outcome is not in our control whether it be good or bad, although our motives are in our control. 3. State the first form of Kant’s categorical imperative. Act only on maxims willed by universal law. 4. State the second form of Kant’s categorical imperative. Never treat humanity as a means but always at the same time as an end. 5. Why, according to Kant, is it wrong to break a promise? Because you’re acting on a principle you cannot will universal. 6. What, according to Kant, is the difference between perfect and imperfect duties? Perfect duties are absolute (lying) and imperfect duties are more flexible (egoism). 7.
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