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1 a. #1 Biblical definition #2 reflected civic republican. The tradition of charging interest at an excessive rate and also trading; both of these ultimately end with the pursuit to accumulate things and money. They capture the hostility towards trade and making money. b. Aristotle believed freedom was a well governed city that had participation among free men who were each the head of an economically self sufficient household. He believed there was nothing wrong with possessing wealth and actually thought of it as a prerequisite to be involved in civic activities of high importance but gaining wealth through trade was risky. c. Since Aristotle ‘s moral theory involved moderation, he believed that those who were involved in commerce had a larger likelihood to get greedy and eventually want more and more, so commerce was out of the question. 2 a. Aristotle saw usury as unnatural because it involved taking from others. He saw it wrong to gain money from money and not as a result of something else like work.
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2009 for the course BE 123 taught by Professor Roger during the Spring '09 term at Limestone.

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