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`Eudaimonia is unachievable, as it is too idealistic'

INTRO
Supreme goal in human life
Originates from Aristotle's belief that everything has a purpose
E.g. good knife cuts well
Virtuous to reach it

PARA 1 FOR
Not everyone can reach eudamonia
Intellectual developed through instructions BUT what if not taught?

PARA…

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Louden: potentially justify anything thing as only states that we must
become a better person
E.g. Hitler's killings of Jews= good because he was attempting to
create the perfect race
COMPLETELY WRONG

PARA 2 AGAINST
Intuition
Foot : virtues connected to our human will
Hitler evidently had a bad upbringing…

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Hursthouse: virtuous people think before which helps practicality

PARA 3 FOR
Clashes in virtues
E.g. soldier is courageous yet BAD if unjust war
Louden: it could justify anything as only implying that we must be
virtuous e.g. was Hitler virtuous when he was trying to creating
perfect race


PARA 4…

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