How do your views compare with Aristotle’s?.
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2. Give one example that supports that you either are or are not a “critical thinker.”
3. Are you more Apollonian or Dionysian in your response to hardship? Why?
4. Is there a story or myth or fairy tale that was a part of your past but that is also a part of your present? Try to explain.
5. Christopher Flannery begins his article with the ideas of how to make a living and how to make a good life. How do you connect these seemingly different things?
6. Flannery also identifies the “ultimate human need” as the “need to know the source and reason of all goodness.” For you, what is the “ultimate human need”?
7. Joseph Campbell’s seminal work Hero with a Thousand Faces explains archetypes and their role throughout the history of the world. Identify an archetype with which you are familiar and briefly note its significance in your life.
8. After carefully reading Book I of Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics, comment on your views on the role of seeking the good and virtuous in human life. How do your views compare with Aristotle’s?