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Chapter 7 - Worksheet Name: Section: Answer/Respond to all questions or statements below. The information is found in your textbook. This worksheet is worth up to twenty (20) points, leaving unaddressed questions will result in the loss of points; so, at least try! All responses are to be typed directly on this form, in black ink and saved as an rtf, doc, docx or pdf. PLEASE, start your responses on a new line, not on the same line as the question. Failure to follow these directions could result in an unacceptable submission. 1. Critique Aristotle's virtue ethics theory. What are its strengths and weaknesses? The strengths to Aristotle’s virtue ethics theory is that he has a clear distinction between moral and intellectual virtues. That intellectual virtues can be taught and moral virtues can be learned through practice. I also think the Golden Rule is a strength to because you should have a balance between the two. To put emphasis on being a good person and living a good life. You are doing things out of love, compassion or loyalty instead of because you have to. Weaknesses: There is no reference to principles of duty so therefore it cannot give us any useful guidance in deciding what to do. There are a lot of conflicts between interests. Having to decide what to do. 2. According to Aristotle, the virtuous life helps us achieve happiness. What does this mean? To achieve eudaimonia, human beings must fulfill the function that is natural and distinctive to them; living fully in accordance with reason. The live of reason entails a life of virtue because the virtues themselves are rational modes of behaving. The virtuous life both helps human beings achieve true happiness and is the realization of true happiness. Virtues make you good, and they help you have a
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  • Fall '19
  • Jerry OConnor
  • Ethics, Chapter 8

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