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True-False Questions

Which statements below are true and which are false?

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Virtue theory leaves room for ideals and projects that are independent of ethics.

   
 
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Question 2.
According to virtue theory, your basic character is essentially given at birth, and there is little that can be done to modify it either way.

   
 
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Question 3.
According to virtue ethics, the most important thing in determining the moral worth of an act is its long-term consequences.

   
 
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Question 4.
Virtue theorists believe that anyone can "turn over a new leaf" at any point in his or her life.

   
 
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Question 5.
According to virtue ethics, in order to judge a moral act we must know something about the motives of the actor.

   
 
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Question 6.
Aristotle holds that happiness is desirable in itself, and not for the sake of any other purpose.

   
 
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Question 7.
Aristotle claimed that the middle or moderate position is always right.

   
 
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Question 8.
Aristotle maintains that God spends his time in creating new worlds.

   
 
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Question 9.
Aristotle believed that society should do away with all punishment and law, relying entirely on argument and reward.

   
 
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Question 10.
When physicians enter the practice of medicine they traditionally agree to practice a specific set of virtues.

   
 
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