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CC 102 Final Review Sheet 01/03/2009 17:50:00 Nicomachean Ethics     - Aristotle o Key Tems Aristotle Alexander the great Plato Eudaimonia  (happiness, human flourashing)- highest goal of all  human actions. Energia  (activity, being at work) Arete ( virtue, excellence) Psyche  (soul, vital principle) Logos  (reason, rational principle, intelligence) Degrees of precision Moral vitue (excellence of character) Habit Mean relative to us / excess / deficency Courage / self-countrol Justice: universal and particular Intellectual virtue (or excellence) Practical wisdom ( phronesis) Contemplative (theoretical) wisdom ( theoria)
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Cleverness Vice / virtue Moral strength / moral weekness Brutishness / superhumanness Friendship ( philia) True / utility / pleasure Friendship with the divine Contemplative / political (or practical life) (1098a 15) (1141a 20) (1170b 5) Confucius Terms o Jen  (goodness, humanity) “social virtue”- ultimate guide to human action All those virtues which help to maintain social harmony and  peace i.e. benevolence, charity, sincerity etc. o Yi  ( righteousness) The moral disposition to do good Necessary for  jen .
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o Li  (ritual, civility) A concrete guide to relationships The proper actions that follow these relationships necessary to  the social order or the genreal order of life. o Purification  (or recitification)  of names Language used in accordance with the truth of things. o Will of heaven Heaven would bless the authority of a just ruler, but would be  displeased with a despot ruler. o Filial piety Parents must be honored because they are the source of your  life. One should bring honor to their family. o Chin-tzu  (gentleman) The ideal man He needs nothing himself; is completely beyond personal  ambition. Few can attain this ideal. o Shih  (traveling scholar, private teacher) o Li and te  (2.3) o Six stages of Confucius’ life  (2.4) o One thread  (4.15, 15.24) Blind loyalty Trying to do one’s duty and one’s best. o Natural substance and ornamentation  (6.16, 12.8)
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Tao Te Ching     Themes o Simplicity - being simple is part of Tao. Being simple is a good way to  keep one’s mind in order o Spotnaneity - o Reversal o Water - water is similar to Tao because water benefits all things it  associates with as does the Tao. o
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