LECTURE 2_1_2010

LECTURE 2_1_2010 - Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, I.1 Every...

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Introduction to Ethics - PH150 February 1 Professor Aaron Garrett Teaching Fellows Colin Cmiel Stacey Goguen Yoni Porat Wednesday, February 3, 2010
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Desires not actions Frankfurt stresses that freedom of the will concerns desires, not actions. Freedom of the will is to be free to want what we want. We can see that this account is consistent with determinism when we consider the third type of addict. Wednesday, February 3, 2010
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Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics Aristotle’s dominance in Western culture is difFcult to overstate. Wednesday, February 3, 2010
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Unformatted text preview: Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, I.1 Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and pursuit, is thought to aim at some good; and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be that at which all things aim. But a certain difference is found among ends; some are activities and others are products apart from the activities that produce them. This account is teleological , i.e., everything happens for and in relation to ends. Wednesday, February 3, 2010...
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LECTURE 2_1_2010 - Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, I.1 Every...

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