Phil. 210 Notes

Phil. 210 Notes - PHIL 210 Review Questions for the Final...

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PHIL 210 Review Questions for the Final Exam Lesher Preparing answers to these questions, along with reviewing Greek Words I and II, should enable you to answer any of the questions that will appear on the final exam. 1. Explain Aristotle's 'ergon argument' for the thesis that the best life for a human being must revolve around the exercise of (practical and theoretical) reason. In what respects are the premises of his argument somewhat debatable, or at least open to challenge? Question, Part I – explain how the best life for a human being must revolve around the exercise of reason: Human good goal is same for city as is for individual, but good of city is of greater importance than the good of an individual. This makes the aim of the human good more concerned with political science, since that is on the scale of a city p. 833. Political science is concerned with what is fine/what is just p.833 From notes: To ergon : ‘work’ ‘job’ ‘function’ o Associated with good and well and also with
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course PHIL 210 taught by Professor Rheins during the Spring '11 term at UNC.

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