Virtue Ethics

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1. Eudaimonia is...

  • It is desirable for the sake of other things, eg. weath
  • It is our ‘final end’, and desirable for it's own sake
  • Innate and predetermined from birth
  • A state of mind
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2. What, for Aristotle, does a good life consist of?

  • Pleasure
  • Building a virtuous character
  • Wealth
  • Honour

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

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

4. Virtue Ethics is...

  • Deontological
  • Agent Centred
  • Normative
  • Action Centred

5. What is the doctrine of the mean

  • Avoiding excess and deficiency in favor of temperance
  • Always be unkind and spiteful
  • The value obtained by dividing the sum of several quantities by their number
  • Always being mediocre and boring


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