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Sherrice Iverson Case Study

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Question 1. After watching the two videos for this week. I do support Aristotle’s belief that there is an appropriate emotion to an experience. In reference to the Sherrice Iverson case, I would say that the appropriate emotion via virtue would be disgust or outrage. Upon discovering that someone felt “joy” or “excitement” upon hearing what happened to her, I would say that they were suffering ill thoughts as a result of their vice or possible negative character trait, if other factors add up. As our textbook states “A person who is cruel has a tendency or disposition to intentionally cause people to suffer, to want people to suffer, and to feel pleasure from causing suffering.” (P.116) Question 2. With regards to the thought-experiment, I
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