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the intrinsic good at which every action and decision is ultimately aimed. (happiness is an insufficient translation of eudaimonia)
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 of constant equilibrium. A superior person is cautious, a gentle teacher and shows...
Aristotle’s 2 kinds of virtues
intellectual and moral. Both must be taught, neither arises naturally.
The 11 Virtues
· Courage · Temperance (Moderation) Concerned with Money: · Liberality...
useful friendships and utility friendships tend to blur together
Three types of Friendship
based on utility (usefulness) -instrumental - bartender based on pleasure – instrumental - drinking buddies complete or perfect (true) friendship – intrinsic – both...
a teleological theory, in that it is concerned with the outcome or consequences of an action; the end, as opposed to an action being intrinsically wrong such...
Criticism of situationism
situational ethics is typically based off of the future consequence and the future is hard to see.
Life of contemplation
is the life of happiness, is the life which leads to the final end
the philosophical value and object has “for its self” as an intrinsic property
value of object, both physical and abstract
when one knows an action will do more harm than good, but chooses to do it anyway
love of ones fellow man, or the love of god for one’s mankind
“brotherly love” or friendship
intimate love or erotic love, the word erotic is derived from eros