Aristotle’s Ethics


1. In Nicomachean Ethics, describe Aristotle’s argument for virtue as the content of happiness in Book I, and his description of the Golden Mean in Book II & III.

2. Second, choose one of the virtues and an exemplar of it. Provide Aristotle’s description of the virtue and show how your exemplar applies to it.

3. Finally, provide an argument for whether we should consider your exemplar’s life desirable.


1000-1500 words

12pt, New Times Roman, double-spaced with normal margins.