A_lec six - 10/16/08 reason in control of life and lower...

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10/16/08 reason in control of life and lower faculties of soul ethics is not knowing the rules and following them but according to Ari. It is being master of yourself and living the/a “good life”. Today: 1. follow that rule (law ethics) or 2. we all want to be happy, the more things that go your way the happier you are, do not undermine future happiness to short term gains. The happiness of others also defines your own. Some wishes and wants are better than others. utilitarian ethics Ari. Virtue ethics You should become a virtuous person, becoming excellence, Pleasure seeking does not lead a good life. It is living the best life you can live. Virtue is built into your life. Build character. Individual actions are important cause they relate to your life as a whole. We have been equipped by nature to become excellent but it is dormant. We have to bring it out of us. Look for criteria to make your life a good life. Make/fashion self into a good person. Virtuous- do the right things.
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This note was uploaded on 05/30/2010 for the course HUM CORE c7 taught by Professor Lupton during the Fall '10 term at UC Irvine.

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A_lec six - 10/16/08 reason in control of life and lower...

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