Virtue Ethics: Strengths & Weaknesses


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What is the main thrust of virtue ethics?

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1. What does it mean to be holistic in virtue ethics?

2. Which strength of virtue ethics allows for close relationships, while simultaneously maintaining justice and fairness?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz and worksheet combo, you can find out how much you know about the strengths and weaknesses of virtue ethics. Quiz questions will ask you about concepts like the center of virtue ethics and why virtue ethics are holistic.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer questions on these topics:

  • Part of virtue ethics that lets one remain just and fair even in close relaionships
  • Relativism
  • Challenge of making decisions in virtue ethics

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on virtue ethics
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what it means for virtue ethics to be holistic
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about relativism and difficulties associated with decision-making in virtue ethics

Additional Learning

Access the lesson called Virtue Ethics: Strengths & Weaknesses to learn more about these study points:

  • Subjectivity and objectivity of virtue ethics
  • Logic and reason
  • Human character through introspection
  • Lack of motivation for altruism in virtue ethics