Every art and every scientific inquiry, and similarly every action and purpose, may be
said to aim at some good.
Hence the good
has been well
defined as that
at which all
If it is true that in the sphere of action there i
What is a fallacy?
A fallacy is an error of reasoning. These are flawed statements that often sound true.
Logical fallacies are often used to strengthen an argument, but if the reader detects
them the argument can backfire, and damage the writers credib
A living things soul is its capacity to engage in the activities that are characteristic of
living things of its natural kind. What are those activities?
Movement and rest (in respect of place)
Aquinas and Natural Law Ethics
Natural law theory in brief: An act is right or wrong contingent upon whether or not
that act deviates from what is viewed as natural.
What is problematic about the word natural? Possible meanings of natural:
1. Found existi
Chapter 3 Reading Questions
Aristotle, Teleology, and Virtue
1. Who was Aristotle and when did he live? Who was his teacher and who did he teach?
2. What is Aristotles view about science and its connection to his view of ethics?
3. What is the connection
1- the source of morality according to Kant is:
what is the difference for Kant between doing something out of desire and out of
Only actions done out of duty have moral worth
3- Whats more important to Kant, consequences or intent
Ethics Chapter Four Reading Questions
1. What are the details of the Billy Budd story regarding the concepts of intention, duty,
Immanuel Kant: Order and Reason
2. Where and when did Kant live?
3. Kant was a devote Chris
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