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How do you distinguish between intellectual virtue and moral virtue? because they both require practice
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How do you distinguish between intellectual virtue and moral virtue? because they both require practice
An intellectual virtue is taught, and is associated with professions (e.g. hand-eye co-ordination for a surgeon).
A moral virtue is acquired by practice/getting into the habit of exhibiting it.
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thanks! have you also got any predictions for this exam?
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An intellectual virtue is taught, and is associated with professions (e.g. hand-eye co-ordination for a surgeon).
A moral virtue is acquired by practice/getting into the habit of exhibiting it.
Where did you get that information?
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thanks! have you also got any predictions for this exam?
Not really, haha!
I'm so nervous about doing well in this exam (since I feel like I bombed Philosophy!) so I'm just going to focus on everything XD I know some people who are going along with Peter Baron's predictions.
I do hope Conscience comes up though. How about you?
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Where did you get that information?
That's just how I was taught it
Is it wrong???


This site's really helpful too
http://www.rsrevision.com/Alevel/ethics/virtue_ethics/
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That's just how I was taught it
Is it wrong???
No no. It's right enough. It just seemed a little off because I've studied the book in a bit more depth and I forgot a few things. (weird...) My fault!
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How do you distinguish between intellectual virtue and moral virtue? because they both require practice
OP here's a better explanation -

"Moral Virtues
The good life involves developing a good character. Moral virtues are cultivated by habit....
Intellectual virtues are qualities of mind developed through instruction. They are:
practical skill, knowledge, common sense, intuition, wisdom; resourcefulness, understanding, judgement, cleverness " (RS Revision)



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No no. It's right enough. It just seemed a little off because I've studied the book in a bit more depth and I forgot a few things. (weird...) My fault!


Ohhh haha XD
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Personally, i feel like meta ethics and free will and determinism are the hardest, and virtue ethics and sexual ethics are my strengths..and i dont think theres any predictions for ethics A2 ocr r.s on that site
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Ohhh
I didn't realise how much content there is for Free Will and Determinism until recently ><
My teacher has said to focus on conscience, maybe look at it in relation to free will, apply virtue ethics to different sexual/environmental and business ethics...I guess that pretty much means focus on everything, haha

Suddenly the exam seems close!
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