Aristotle's Virtue Ethics

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Define 'Eudainomia'
Happiness: the ultimate telos of human life
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What is the distinction between a subordinate and a superior aim?
Subordinate - smaller aims deriving from a larger aim; Superior - 'Eudainomia'
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How do you become a moral person?
By cultivating moral virtues such as generosity. Practice makes perfect
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What are intellectual virtues?
Qualities of the mind developed through instruction
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Give the 4 cardinal virtues.
Temperance, courage, wisdom and justice.
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What is the golden mean?
The mid-way point between excess and deficiency
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Why does Aristotle place emphasis on
He sees our communal relationships as an essential part of our moral growth and flourishing
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What is the distinction between a subordinate and a superior aim?

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Give the 4 cardinal virtues.

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