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PHIL%201020%20Sp08%20Quiz%201%20Answers - but wants to do...

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PHIL 1020 Introduction to Ethics Name: Quiz 1 NE I.7-II.4 1: Is virtue for Aristotle acquired by nature, by theory or by habituation? By Habituation. (See II, §1) 2: What on Aristotle’s view is the function of a human being? Activity of the soul which follows or implies a rational principle. (See I, §7) 3: According to Aristotle, does the virtuous person always enjoy her virtuous actions? Does she always get pleasure from doing them? Yes . (See, I, §8 and II, §3) 4: What for Aristotle are the two parts of the non-rational part of the soul? The part that can listen to reason and the part that cannot. (See I, §13) 1
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5: Explain the distinction between the continent, incontinent and virtuous persons. Continent: Knows the right thing to do in the circumstances, does the right thing,
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Unformatted text preview: but wants to do something else. Incontinent: Knows the right thing to do in the circumstances, doesnt do the right thing, and wants to do something else. Virtuous: Knows the right thing to do in the circumstances, does the right thing, and wants to do the right thing. (See I, 13) 6: What on Aristotles view are the three conditions for doing a virtuous action virtuously, that is, as the virtuous person would do them (in Book II, section 4)? 1. He or she must know that the act is virtuous; 2. He or she must choose the acts, and choose them for their own sakes; 3. The action must proceed from a firm and unchanging (a stable) character. (See II, 4) 2...
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