philosophy 1320 study guide exam 2

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study guide for exam 2 philosophy 1320


 
  
Created Oct 12, 2011
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nathan.hicks

 

 
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Eudaimonia
 

the intrinsic good at which every action and decision is ultimately aimed....

2
Ergon Argument 
 

If X has a goal or end E, then it is a good X if it produces excellent...

3
Doctrine of the Mean 
 

the goal of the mean is to maintain balance and harmony from directing...

4
Aristotle’s 2 kinds of virtues
 

intellectual and moral.  Both must be taught, neither arises naturally.

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The 11 Virtues
 

·         Courage

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Friendship
 
useful friendships and utility friendships tend to blur together
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Three types of Friendship
 

 based on utility (usefulness) -instrumental - bartender

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Situationsim 
 
a teleological  theory, in that it is concerned with the outcome or consequences...
9
Criticism of situationism
 
situational ethics is typically based off of the future consequence and the future is hard...
10
Life of contemplation 
 
is the life of happiness, is the life which leads to the final end
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Intrinsic value 
 
the philosophical value and object has “for its self” as an intrinsic property
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instrumental value 
 

value of object, both physical and abstract

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Akrasia
 
when one knows an action will do more harm than good, but chooses to do it anyway
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Agape
 
love of ones fellow man, or the love of god for one’s mankind
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Philia
 
“brotherly love” or friendship
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Eros
 
intimate love or erotic love, the word erotic is derived from eros

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