Ethics Ch.8

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Which virtue does Philippa Foot identify as benefiting community rather than self?
a.
Wisdom
b.
Temperance
c.
Charity
d.
Courage

Charity

Virtues are positive traits of character.

True

The opposite of virtue is weakness.

False

Pride is the virtue between ______ and _________

Humility and vanity

Virtue ethics emphasizes how we should determine what is the right thing to do

False

Which of the following was not mentioned by MacKinnon as an example of the focus of virtue ethics?

How to pick a side in the debate of a major social issue.

____________ believed that virtue is a mean between two extremes

Aristotle

The opposite of virtue is ________.​
a. ​Evil
b. ​Sin
c. ​Vice
d. ​Malice
e. All of the above

NOT Evil NOT all of the above

According to Aristotle the good is
a. The best option available.
b. That which gives the best consequence.
c. That which makes one happy.
d. The end to which all things aim.

The end to which all things aim.

Virtue ethics emphasizes how we should determine what is the right thing to do.

False

Which virtue does Philippa Foot identify as benefiting community rather than self?

Charity

The virtue of courage should enable one to face danger.

True

According to Aristotle the good is

The end to which all things aim.

According to the text, in the USA to say we value courage, patriotism, and loyalty would suggest we are
a. A prosperous society.
b. A warlike society.
c. A just society.
d. A society willing to stand for what we believe.

A warlike society

Virtue Ethics helps us determine
a. How to calculate between consequential and nonconsequential reasoning.
b. Whether an action is moral.
c. How we ought to be.
d. Whether a form of ethical reasoning is virtuous.

How we ought to be.

According to Philippa Foot a virtue is a perfection of
a.
Action.
b.
Will.
c.
Mind.
d.
Reasoning.

Will

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