1. Define: Eudaimonia
2. Define: Practical Reason
3. In the Meno, Socrates rejects the idea that people do bad things because they want what’s bad. What view does he argue for instead?
4. Meno suggests that to be virtuous is to actually attain what is good. What is Socrates’ objection to this?
5. What is Socrates trying to show with the Greek slave boy?
6. In class, I said that Eudaimonia is a teleological concept. Explain.
7. If I bite someone, I am held morally responsible for my action, but if my 8-month old nephew does this, he is not held morally responsible. How does Aristotle explain this difference?
8. Aristotle says that virtue always represents the mean, between extremes, both of which are always vices. Explain in light of an example.
9. I said that on Aristotle’s view of ethics, there can be no moral rules. Explain.
10. According to Aristotle, the contemplative life is not a moral life. Why does he think this?