14. Tuesday, October 27, 2009

14. Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - PHL Tuesday October 27th...

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PHL Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 Aristotle ʼ s Virtues of Thought ( NE Book VI): science - systematic knowledge, scientifc knowledge wont actually guide your action unless you add other virtues to it, thereFore it is not virtuous craFt knowledge - specifc kind oF knowledge that is engaged in making things - ethical action is not a matter oF craFt knowledge intelligence (= practical judgement, phronesis ) - ability to size up situations understanding - orthon logon, the ability to see how things hang together wisdom - torn between ethical action and philosophical contemplation Justice ( NE Book V) - where the exercise oF the virtues or character, and virtues oF though, create ethical possibility or social order Background conditions: - you can fnd these in common law natural law - the idea that you can appeal to the natural conditions oF things to help judge a case (property is a part oF natural law) - appeals to a natural law are needed For justice equity - like cases should be treated alike - workplace equity (iF a person Form one
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course PHL 100Y1 taught by Professor Professormarkkingwell during the Fall '09 term at University of Toronto.

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