What are 2 virtues that you believe are important to living a flourishing or successful life in either Aristotle’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 Aristotle’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 week’s readings and media to illustrate and support your claims.

Grading Rubric:
2 virtues:
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