Virtue Ethics vs. Utilitarianism


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Who is the primary philosopher responsible for the study of virtue ethics?

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1. The view that one's usefulness leads to fulfillment describes which philosophy?

2. Which of the following ideas is consistent with virtue ethics?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Go through the quiz and worksheet to address your knowledge of virtue ethics vs. utilitarianism. You need to know the views of these two philosophies and who is primarily responsible for virtue ethics in order to do well on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test your understanding of:

  • Which philosophy has the view that one's usefulness leads to fulfillment
  • Which concept utilitarianism would advocate for from a given list
  • Idea that is consistent with virtue ethics

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the philosopher who is primarily responsible for the study of virtue ethics
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as contemplation and action in virtue ethics compared to utilitarianism
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on virtue ethics and utilitarianism

Additional Learning

Review more about these philosophies by using the lesson called Virtue Ethics vs. Utilitarianism. Thanks to this lesson, you can:

  • Identify the man responsible for utilitarianism
  • Define utilitarianism
  • Determine how individual and community differ according to each of these philosophies