PHI 305 Week 3 Assignment: Augustine and Aquinas Essay
Topic: Virtue Ethics and Natural Law
Write an essay of 750-1,000 words, comparing and contrasting the views of Augustine and Aquinas regarding ethics. In addition to summarizing key ideas, the essay should address the following:
The views of Augustine and Aquinas regarding human nature
The views of Augustine and Aquinas regarding human ability to know “the good.”
The views of Augustine and Aquinas regarding human ability to do “the good.”
Critique of the views of Augustine and Aquinas: With whom do you agree more, and why?
Utilize the GCU library to locate three to five academic resources in support of your content.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.
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