Aristotelian Moral Virtue Response Prompt: Think about a skill that you have and reflect on how you acquired that skill. What habits did you need to cultivate in order to develop that skill? Was the skill something you were born with? What would happen if you stopped practicing it? Reflect on how you might apply that same basic process of skill development to the development of a specific moral virtue that you’d like to work on.

  • The journal grade will be based on clarity of writing and mastery of concepts. A good journal entry can be anywhere from half a page to two pages. What matters is not length but depth of engagement with the material and clarity of expression.