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Unformatted text preview: This also suggests that we should try to make a just society. This idea fits in with Aristotle’s view of man being a “political animal” by nature and that people that live without a state will live bad lives. I find Aristotle’s argument to be unpersuasive. Just because something is natural, it does not necessarily follow that it is good. Poisonous berries are natural but they aren’t good for humans. Similarly, AIDS is natural but very few people would deem it to be “good”....
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2008 for the course PHL 318K taught by Professor Forget during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Spring '08