Ⅰ. Beatrice:
1) Is Franz morally blameworthy for his actions toward “Beatrice II”? If so, what is the failure? If not, why not?
2) Is “Beatrice II” a moral agent? Is she/they a person? What relevance does this distinction have?

Ⅱ. Aristotle (Sections 1-5):
1) Aristotle uses the example of a drunk person committing a crime to make clear his account of different types of intention. What would a deontologist do with the distinction between “acting in ignorance” and “acting by reason of ignorance”?
2) How do the “voluntary” actions of, eg. children and animals, fit in with a robust conception of agency and person? Why is the distinction of “voluntary” important from the concept of “choice”?

(4-5 points: you express your ideas clearly, demonstrate familiarity with the material (1-2 citations if applicable) and provide some insight into what you thought or how you reacted to the concepts.

2 -3 points: ideas may be expressed clearly sometimes, but there may be a lack of familiarity with the material or there may be less insight than for full credit (an insightful summary would be 3 points).

1 point: Either a summary only, without insight or analysis, or there is a lack of familiarity with the readings while still being some attempt at engaging the topic.)


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