Question for Discussion #3 – Ultimate Good

Both Plato and Aristotle argued that there is an Ultimate Good. What similarities and differences do you identify in how they described or argued for the Ultimate Good?

What are your thoughts on whether there is an Ultimate Good in the world and what is involved in seeking it?

Discussion Assignments have the following objectives:

  1. Identify and describe key concepts presented in textbook reading material, video lectures, and other assigned content.
  2. Draw connections between assigned content material and practical areas of interest.
  3. Explore ideas in philosophical depth beyond the presentation of course material.
  4. Draw connections between philosophical discourse and one’s practical life.
  5. Engage in respectful philosophical conversation.
    1. This objective will be measured according to replies posted to other students or to professors.

When completing discussion assignments, please remember:

  • Your main post should take a minimum of 250 words. Explain and support what you say.
  • Any sources that you use must – including textbook and video lectures – be cited and referenced responsibly
  • You should post at least two substantial replies to other participants.
  • Please refer to the syllabus and grading rubric for more guidance.