Philosophy Quiz Essays - similarity. Which is more...

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-1Quiz Questions 6. What does happiness involve for human beings, according to Aristotle? What is Aristotle’s formula for virtue? What is your evaluation of these components of Aristotelian ethical theory? 7. What is Hume’s criticism of reason in ethics? How does this relate to a larger dichotomy between facts and values? What is the source of moral value for Hume? 8. Give one formulation of Kant’s categorical imperative. Apply this to determine an ethical obligation. Explain how the categorical imperative is related to what Kant finds intrinsically valuable. 9. Describe one difference between the ethical theories of Kant and Mill. Describe a
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Unformatted text preview: similarity. Which is more significant (the similarity or the difference), and why? 10. Give two reasons that utilitarianism is not a doctrine worthy of swine, according to Mill. Are these reasons sufficient to save Mills theory from the base hedonism he is accused of? 11. What is the central value in existentialism? Why is this incapable of abstract determination? Is this philosophy similar to any other theory we have studied? If so, describe the similarity, if not say why it is not....
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course PHL 304 taught by Professor Leon during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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