Living rightly and being a virtuous person are important features in both Buddhist ethics and Aristotle’s ethics. These two ethical perspectives also differ on key points.
For this assignment, consider and respond to the following questions:
- What are two differences between how virtues are described by Aristotle versus how they are described in Buddhism?
- What is one character trait that both Aristotle and Buddhism would describe as a moral virtue?
- How do you believe your friendships can help (or hinder) you having a good character?