Question Get Answer

multiple choice

qa_attachment_1592783352158.jpg
QUESTION 29
THATHE
For Aristotle, the virtues were only virtues if enacted - in other words, virtue had to be active (you could not be courageous if you did not do courageous things). What is Kant's view of the question?
For Kant, it is really all about self-interest - he is fundamentally no different from Hobbes on this point, i.e., virtue is nothing more than enlightened self-interest.
For Kant, Aristotle is essentially correct - the virtues must be put into action, and intentionality is only one small (but important) part of moral evaluation.
For Kant, action does not matter - all that matters is that one has the right intention, i.e., to do duty for duty's sake.

Why Join Course Hero?

Course Hero has all the homework and study help you need to succeed! We’ve got course-specific notes, study guides, and practice tests along with expert tutors.

  • -

    Study Documents

    Find the best study resources around, tagged to your specific courses. Share your own to gain free Course Hero access.

    Browse Documents
  • -

    Question & Answers

    Get one-on-one homework help from our expert tutors—available online 24/7. Ask your own questions or browse existing Q&A threads. Satisfaction guaranteed!

    Ask a Question
Let our 24/7 Philosophy tutors help you get unstuck! Ask your first question.
A+ icon
Ask Expert Tutors You can ask You can ask You can ask (will expire )
Answers in as fast as 15 minutes