This is a discussion question which should have 1,000 words. Reading is attached.
Explain the problem that Socrates presents to Euthyphro in Euthyphro. How does Euthyphro define piety? What is the nature of the dilemma? What is the greater significance for the relationship between religion and ethics?
Give an account of Plato’s view of happiness and moral virtue from Republic – what is the nature of justice? What is a just person like?
What does Aristotle say about the good life and the “ingredients” which can make us happy? What do his views imply about children and their ability to be happy? What is the Doctrine of the Mean? What does Aristotle use it to explain?
Explore the difference between Plato and Aristotle’s account of moral failure – how does each explain the human failure to act in accordance with virtue? Is it possible to know what is moral, but fail to do it? Why or why not?