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PHI305 Grand Canyon Ethical Ideas of Plato Aristotle Augustine Chart Paper

PHI305

Grand Canyon University

Question Description

Complete the Ethical Theory Chart and Summary. You will be comparing and contrasting the key ethical ideas of Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, and Aquinas. Present your overall findings in a concise summary of 200-300 words, based on your research.

Include three or more scholarly resources, which may include your textbooks and articles and additional scholarly articles.

While APA format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.Beyond Bumper Sticker Ethics

Read Chapters 8 and 11 in Beyond Bumper Sticker Ethics.

http://gcumedia.com/digital-resources/intervarsity-press/2011/beyond-bumper-sticker-ethics_an-introduction-to-theories-of-right-and-wrong_ebook_2e.php

2. The Story of Ethics

Read Part I (Socrates, Plato, Aristotle) and Part II (Augustine, Aquinas) in The Story of Ethics: Fulfilling Our Human Nature.

http://gcumedia.com/digital-resources/pearson/2003/the-story-of-ethics_fulfilling-our-human-nature_ebook_1e.php

Electronic Resource

1. Plato's Allegory of the Cave

View "Plato’s Allegory of the Cave.”

http://lc.gcumedia.com/zwebassets/courseMaterialPages/phi103_theCaveAllegory.php

e-Library Resource

1. Aristotle: Ethics and the Virtues

Read "Aristotle: Ethics and the Virtues" by Kemerling from The Philosophy Pages (2011).

http://www.philosophypages.com/hy/2s.htm

2. Natural Law

Read "Natural Law" by Porter from the Cambridge Dictionary of Christian Theology (2011).

https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.credoreference.com/content/entry/cupdct/natural_law/0

3. Plato

Read "Plato" by Irwin from the Philosophy Pages Britannica(2001).

http://www.philosophypages.com/hy/2f.htm

4. Virtue Ethics

Read "Virtue Ethics" by MacIntyre from the Encyclopedia of Ethics (2001).

https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.credoreference.com/content/entry/routethics/virtue_ethics/0

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PHI-305 Ethical Theory Comparison Chart and Summary Directions: Complete the Ethical Theory Chart. You will be comparing and contrasting the key ethical ideas of philosophers. Fill out each column with a detailed response. Include a summary at the bottom of this page. PhilosopherEthicists #1: Plato Ethical Theory Virtue Ethics or Virtues Focus #2: Aristotle #3: Augustine © 2017. Grand Canyon University. All Rights Reserved. Two or More Components of Virtue Ethics or Virtues Focus PhilosopherEthicists #4: Aquinas Ethical Theory Virtue Ethics or Virtues Focus Two or More Components of Virtue Ethics or Virtues Focus Summary: Complete the Ethical Theory Summary. Present your overall findings in a concise summary of 200-300 words, based on your research. © 2017. Grand Canyon University. All Rights Reserved. ...
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PHI-305 Ethical Theory Comparison Chart and Summary

Directions: Complete the Ethical Theory Chart. You will be comparing and contrasting the key ethical ideas of philosophers. Fill out
each column with a detailed response. Include a summary at the bottom of this page.

Philosopher-

Two or More Components of Virtue
Ethical Theory

Virtue Ethics or Virtues Focus

Ethicists
#1: Plato

Ethics or Virtues Focus
Happiness and well-being is the highest Plato emphasizes the outcome to which Excellence – virtue that is achieved
moral though and the two virtues are the he specifies happiness and well-being after the consideration of the ethical
skills set to achieve this highest moral with disregard the rules and duties that theory
thought.

© 2017. Grand Canyon University. All Rights Reserved.

Philosopher-

Two or More Components of Virtue
Ethical Theory

Virtue Ethics or Virtues Focus

Ethicists

Ethics or Virtues Focus
lead

to

the

outcome

and

their Moral wisdom – the intent and choice a

consequences.

specified cause of action
Flourishing – The state of well-being
that is an outcome of a course of action

#2: Aristotle

Moral ethi...

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