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Unformatted text preview: It is up to you to decide what your mean is. The subject of attaining the good life only allows for a certain degree of precision. Everyones idea of the good life is different. Some may be content with the bare minimum while others just want more more more. When we look at mathematics we see precision. Two plus two will always be four regardless of the time, day, year or person. With this knowledge it is quite evident that the subject matter in Nicomachean Ethics is not treatable with mathematical precision. There could never be precise directions to attaining the good life. There can also never be a formula to show a person what their mean is. Every person has their own perception of the good life and it is up to the individual to decide what their mean is....
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course GP 100 taught by Professor Mekios during the Fall '08 term at Stonehill.
- Fall '08