1. Eudaimonia is...
- It is our ‘final end’, and desirable for it's own sake
- It is desirable for the sake of other things, eg. weath
- A state of mind
- Innate and predetermined from birth
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2. What fallacy does Aristotle commit in his function argument?
- Fallacy of composition
- Slippery Slope
- Masked Man Fallacy
- Appeal to Authority
3. What is Aristotle's practical wisdom?
- Achieving the right end, whatever the means
- An intellectual virtue, expressed through deliberation and which aims at making good choices.
- A theoretical virtue which aims at truth.
- The quality of having experience, knowledge, and good judgement; the quality of being wise.
4. Which is a correct illustration of his function argument?
- Mental states equal functional states
- It is our duty to fulfill our function and be good
- 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?
5. What is the doctrine of the mean
- Always being mediocre and boring
- Always be unkind and spiteful
- Avoiding excess and deficiency in favor of temperance
- The value obtained by dividing the sum of several quantities by their number