Instructions: Answer all four of the following prompts. Each response should be one page, double-spaced.
1. Is it ever morally acceptable to lie? Why or why not?
2. Someone who saves a person from drowning in the hopes of being paid for it is acting morally? Why or why not?
3. Driver suggests that virtue ethics is intuitively appealing because we often deliberate about moral problems by reflecting on what admirable people would do. Do you agree that such reflection is useful when resolving moral dilemmas?
4. What makes the ethics of care of different from other moral theories? Do you see it as an appropriate approach to moral problems? Why or why not?