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Aristotle vs. Kant on Cheating

Summary: A comparison between Aristotle's and Kant's ethics and how they would handle the scenario of whether or not cheating is acceptable if one is under tremendous amounts of stress. While both Aristotle and Kant would oppose cheating, Aristotle would focus on the virtue of the person involved, while Kant would focus on the rightness or wrongness of the situation.
Aristotle vs. Kant

The case that I chose to write my paper on was case number one. This scenario basically asks whether cheating is acceptable if you are having tremendous difficulty passing a class. This case can be evaluated by Aristotle and Kant in many ways, and I feel that it is not right to cheat no matter the circumstances. The student in this case feels overwhelmed because he is taking an advanced physics class, and the teacher does not offer any extra help or answer any questions. In this paper, I will explain what Kant and Aristotle would say, as well as how I feel is the right choice.

Aristotle was an ancient philosopher who specialized in human interactions. In this case, Aristotle would ask, "Is this person a virtuous person"" Virtue was defined in our text as, "When people have taught themselves both to judge with...

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