How does Nietzsche define aristocratic and priestly ethics? Give examples to illustrate these differing ideals.

How does Nietzsche define aristocratic and priestly ethics? Give examples to illustrate these differing ideals.

Summary Questions – Hume, Nietzsche

Put things in your own words unless the question asks for a direct quote.

Answer each question in 8-12 sentences.

1. What is Hume’s final view on the relation of reason and sentiment in ethics? Do you agree or disagree with him? Why or why not? As part of your response, include a direct quote from Hume, using quotation marks and the in-text citation (Hume, 1751/2010, section ___).

2. How does Nietzsche define aristocratic and priestly ethics? Give examples to illustrate these differing ideals. Also, include and explain a direct quote from the Nietzsche reading, using quotation marks and the in-text citation (Nietzsche, 1887/2010, section ___).

3. Choose one of the following thinkers—Kant, Mill, Noddings, Aristotle—and describe how that thinker might respond to Nietzsche’s critique of priestly ethics. Would they agree or disagree with Nietzsche? Why? Bring in concepts from Nietzsche and the previous thinker as part of your response.