HS3 - In the form of a short essay (750-1,200 words)...

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In the form of a short essay (750—1,200 words) address the following  questions regarding Aristotle’s conception of happiness in his  Nicomachean  Ethics . Why does he think that happiness ( eudaimonia ) is the ultimate end or  highest good for human beings? Why couldn’t it be some other end? How  does he characterize  eudaimonia , and how is that characterization based on  his account of the human soul? What form of life is the happiest or best life,  according to Aristotle? How is his answer to this question connected to his  answers to the preceding questions? You must address  all  of these questions directly. But your response must  take the form of one coherent,  unified  essay on the topic of happiness in the  Nicomachean Ethics . General guidelines : 1. strongly discourage  you from conducting outside research. But if  you must, do not reproduce canned answers of the sort that appear in 
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course PHIL 115 taught by Professor Gursoy during the Spring '08 term at Emory.

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HS3 - In the form of a short essay (750-1,200 words)...

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