Virtue Ethics

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  • Created on: 01-03-16 09:37

1. Which is a correct illustration of his function argument?

  • Mental states equal functional states
  • A good knife is one that performs its characteristic activity well (cuts), possessing certain virtues (sharpness) enable it to do this.
  • Do you even function?
  • It is our duty to fulfill our function and be good
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2. Who is a modern supporter of Virtue Ethics?

  • Alasdair MacIntyre
  • J.L Mackie
  • G.E. Moore
  • Aristotle

3. What fallacy does Aristotle commit in his function argument?

  • Slippery Slope
  • Fallacy of composition
  • Appeal to Authority
  • Masked Man Fallacy

4. What, for Aristotle, does a good life consist of?

  • Wealth
  • Pleasure
  • Building a virtuous character
  • Honour

5. What is the definition of Eudaimonia?

  • Happiness
  • A subjective state of "living well and faring well"
  • Human Flourishing
  • Human Flowering


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