assignment #3: virtue ethics


After reading Aristotle’s “Nicomachean Ethics” and Hursthouse’s “Virtue Theory and Abortion”, as well as the other material provided in this unit, write a 3-4 page es.say in which you do all of the following:

  1. Considering Aristotle’s virtue theory and Hursthouse’s application of that theory, explain what a virtuous person would think, feel, and do in the following case:

Case 12 of Regional Ethics Bowl cases 2022

You can decide which specific person you will be evaluating in this scenario (e.g. person seeking abortion, lawmaker, medical professional). 

Aristotle’s “Nicomachean Ethics”: