Virtue Ethics

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  • Created on: 01-03-16 09:37

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

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

  • Innate and predetermined from birth
  • It is desirable for the sake of other things, eg. weath
  • It is our ‘final end’, and desirable for it's own sake
  • A state of mind

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

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

4. What is the definition of Eudaimonia?

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

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

  • Building a virtuous character
  • Pleasure
  • Honour
  • Wealth


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