LECTURE 2_22_2010

LECTURE 2_22_2010 - youre older you shouldnt be doing...

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Introduction to Ethics - PH150 February 22 Professor Aaron Garrett Teaching Fellows Colin Cmiel Stacey Goguen Yoni Porat Wednesday, February 24, 2010
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Greatness of Soul The discussion of greatness of soul follows naturally from magnanimity and has its extremes in vanity and smallness of soul. Aristotle sketches the sort of character who would possess magniFcent virtues. It is a “crown of the virtues” that has to do with honors. 2 Wednesday, February 24, 2010
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Is this an ideal we share? It seems in part an ideal we share, but it also seems to confict with other sorts oF moral ideals we hold to be important. 3 Wednesday, February 24, 2010
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Even tempered As previously noted, Aristotle’s virtue of being “even tempered” involves being angry appropriately. The extremes are irascibility, irritability, crossness, and sulkiness. 4 Wednesday, February 24, 2010
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Shame Shame is a virtue primarily in youth. When
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Unformatted text preview: youre older you shouldnt be doing things that make you ashamed! 5 Wednesday, February 24, 2010 Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) It is impossible to conceive anything at all in the world, or even out of it, which can be taken as good without qualiFcation, except a good will , (GMM , 61) Wednesday, February 24, 2010 Three motivations for Kant The independence of duty from empirical constraints. The independence of the Right from Happiness or Good. Trying to draw out our intuitive sense of moral duty as a central feature of our general picture of morality. Wednesday, February 24, 2010 The Centrality of the Good Will Neither the virtues, nor natural talents, nor gifts of fortune, nor even happiness qualiFes as good in and of itself. they can also be extremely bad and hurtful when the will is not good (GMM , 61). Wednesday, February 24, 2010...
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