Discussion -Happiness and the Virtues"

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Happiness and the Virtues" Please respond to the following:

  • From the e-Activity and Aristotle’s essay, analyze Aristotle’s claim that reason determines right action. Discuss how this process occurs and how it is related to the general principle that virtuous action is a “mean” between extremes. Then, discuss the prisoner’s views about isolation. Discuss your agreement or disagreement with Aristotle’s view of happiness. Provide reasons and examples to support your view.
  • Debate It: Take a position for or against Augustine's claim: “Virtue gives perfection to the soul; the soul obtains virtue by following God; following God is the happy live.” Provide reasons and examples to support your view.

Here is the list of Aristotle's virtues (column 2), with the vices listed in column 1 and 3: http://fs.huntingdon.edu/jlewis/Outlines/ArisVirtuesTable.htm


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