Aristotle and the Question of Virtue: Why Bother Being Good?

Choose one of the readings from chapters 1-5 and summarize, explain, and evaluate the main points of the reading in a minimum of 3 paragraphs. Do not simply cut and paste from the reading, but summarize the main points in your own words.

You may choose any ONE of the following readings to complete this assignment:

CHAPTER 1: Aristotle and the Question of Virtue: Why Bother Being Good?

 

The Virtues by Aristotle

 

CHAPTER 2: Wrong Is Always Wrong: Kant’s Categorical Imperative

 

The Categorical Imperative and the Good Will from Groundwork for the Metaphysic of Morals by Immanuel Kant

 

Concerning a Pretended Right to Lie from Motives of Humanity by Immanuel Kant

 

 

CHAPTER 3: Consequences Matter—Utilitarianism

 

The Principle of Utility by Jeremy Bentham

 

Utilitarianism by John Stuart Mill

 

 

CHAPTER 4: Continental Perspectives

 

Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

 

Introduction to an Ethics of Ambiguity by Simone de Beauvoir

 

 

CHAPTER 5: Other Influential Moral Theories: Does Morality Depend on Culture, God, Nature, or Emotions?

 

Euthyphro by Plato

 

The Principles of Morals by David Hume

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