Philosophy 1320 Study Guide Exam 2

Study Guide For Exam 2 philosophy 1320
 
Created Oct 12, 2011
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Eudaimonia
the intrinsic good at which every action and decision is ultimately aimed. (happiness is an...
Ergon Argument 
If X has a goal or end E, then it is a good X if it produces excellent (or virtuous) E.
Doctrine of the Mean 
the goal of the mean is to maintain balance and harmony from directing the mind to a state...
Aristotle’s 2 kinds of virtues
intellectual and moral.  Both must be taught, neither arises naturally.
The 11 Virtues
·         Courage ·         Temperance...
Friendship
useful friendships and utility friendships tend to blur together
Three types of Friendship
 based on utility (usefulness) -instrumental - bartender based on pleasure – instrumental...
Situationsim 
a teleological  theory, in that it is concerned with the outcome or consequences...
Criticism of situationism
situational ethics is typically based off of the future consequence and the future is hard...
Life of contemplation 
is the life of happiness, is the life which leads to the final end
Intrinsic value 
the philosophical value and object has “for its self” as an intrinsic property
instrumental value 
value of object, both physical and abstract
Akrasia
when one knows an action will do more harm than good, but chooses to do it anyway
Agape
love of ones fellow man, or the love of god for one’s mankind
Philia
“brotherly love” or friendship
Eros
intimate love or erotic love, the word erotic is derived from eros


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