Complete the Ethical Theory Chart and Summary. You will be comparing and contrasting the key ethical ideas of Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, and Aquinas. Present your overall findings in a concise summary of 200-300 words, based on your research.
Include three or more scholarly resources, which may include your textbooks and articles and additional scholarly articles.
While APA format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.Beyond Bumper Sticker Ethics
Read Chapters 8 and 11 in Beyond Bumper Sticker Ethics.
2. The Story of Ethics
Read Part I (Socrates, Plato, Aristotle) and Part II (Augustine, Aquinas) in The Story of Ethics: Fulfilling Our Human Nature.
1. Plato’s Allegory of the Cave
View “Plato’s Allegory of the Cave.”
1. Aristotle: Ethics and the Virtues
Read “Aristotle: Ethics and the Virtues” by Kemerling from The Philosophy Pages (2011).
2. Natural Law
Read “Natural Law” by Porter from the Cambridge Dictionary of Christian Theology (2011).
Read “Plato” by Irwin from the Philosophy Pages Britannica(2001).
4. Virtue Ethics
Read “Virtue Ethics” by MacIntyre from the Encyclopedia of Ethics (2001).