A 5 page paper which examines the similarities and differences between Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas' concepts of virtue, then discusses Aquinas' addition of theological virtues to Aristotle's moral and intellectual virtues. Specifically considered are Aquinas' 'Summa Theologica' and Aristotle's 'Nicomachean Ethics.' Bibliography lists 4 sources.
This 7 page paper considers the issue of whether moral claims are justifiable or if they aren't, why such justification is impossible. This paper integrates the views of Aristotle, Kant, Mill, Nietzche and Foucault, and considers one specific example relative to the justifications offered for moral claims. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This 15 page paper examines these theorists' views. Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics and Kant's On a Supposed Right to lie Because of Philanthropic Concerns are compared and contrasted. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
A 4 page paper that considers the arguments of Book II Chapter 4 of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics. In this section, Aristotle provides an argument to the dilemma that "man must first be good to create good acts." The writer provides an argument in support of the premises argued by Aristotle. No additional sources cited.
A 6 page discussion of the ethics of abortion. The author approaches the topic from a consequentialist/nonconsequentialist view and incorporates the arguments of Aristotle, Kant's (deontological) categorical imperative of reason, and Mill's (teleological) utilitarian approach. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
This 5 page paper looks at Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, Hampshire's criticism of it, and Kant's Deontological ethics to determine what is the right thing to do in various circumstances. An example is used to illustrate the concepts. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 5 page paper answers eight questions posed by a student. The paper focuses on Aristotle, Mill and Kant. Several original works by the philosophers are used. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
A 5 page research paper that discusses the ethical positions of Aristotle, Kant, and Mills (utilitarianism). In regard to the concepts of responsibility and punishment, the writer discusses what each of these philosophers considered to be the basis on which actions should be judged as ethical. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This 5 page paper examines a hypothetical sustain presented by a student. The justification for cheating, because a student feels insufficient due to his socioeconomic status, is examined. Based on premises of Aristotle and Kant , and utilitarian principles, the paper concludes that with the exception of life and death situations, cheating is never justified. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
A 5 page essay that compares and contrasts the metaphysical philosophies of Aristotle, David Hume, and Immanuel Kant. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
5 pages in length. What is happiness if not a state of mind? In order to reach such a state of mind, one must engage in activity � either spiritual or social � that elicits this particular sentiment. Aristotle and Immanuel Kant believed that ethics and thought were the fundamental basis for happiness, inasmuch as one cannot truly be happyif he is not cohesive with world around him. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
A 25 page paper discussing the complexities of decisionssurrounding medical care and available alternatives. Advances in medicine have broughtwonderful and miraculous cures for many, and have extended life expectancy and quality of life aswell. Not all cases are easy to categorize, however, and the best course of action is not alwaysreadily discernible. Four such cases are discussed here, calling on Kant, Aristotle, common senseand compassion. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
33 pages containing 16 brief essays. Approximately 8 of these are about the philosophies of Aristotle and the remaining 8 discuss those of Kant and/or Bentham. Please e-mail a request for more detailed information or to purchase in parts/sections. No bibliography.
This 5 page paper considers the role of ethics and business. Looking to a diverse range of arguments, from philosophers such as Socrates and Aristotle to Kant, Mills and Rand as well as commentators in the role of business such as Friedman the paper discusses the way in which businesses may or may not be perceived as ethical and the role they should have in defining their own ethical behaviour. The bibliography cites 6 sources.