What are 2 virtues that you believe are important to living a flourishing or successful life in either Aristotleâ€™s sense? Explain what goods in human life these virtues enable their possessor to fulfill. Provide examples of characteristic behavior that manifests these virtues, and contrast that with behavior that displays a lack of virtue. Do your examples confirm Aristotleâ€™s view that a virtue is a mean between extremes of excess and defect? If so, explain what those extremes are; if not, explain why. Refer to this weekâ€™s readings and media to illustrate and support your claims.
Examples of their behavior and contrast those behaviors. 2 points
Do they confirm? Why or why not? 1 point
Don’t forget to reference this week’s readings or media!
Three Classmate responses: 1 point