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Aristotle Additional reasons to believe that happiness is highest good o The highest good is complete and happiness is complete p269 1097a25 Intrinsic goods vs instrumental good Instrumental good: only valued for what it leads to, and not in itself Intrinsic goods: a good that has values in themselves. Happiness truest example o The highest good is self-sufficient, happiness is self-sufficient. 1097b7-18 New direction in the search for the meaning of happiness o Since we think that happiness is the human good, we should look for the human function. 1097b22 o For each thing, when we find its function, we find its good Type=> Function=> good How do we find the human function o Arguments that there is a human function: 1097b27-109733 p270 Each party of human body have a function, so the human must have a function ( fallacy of composition) What is the human Function? o
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2011 for the course PHIL 1302 taught by Professor Byrd during the Fall '10 term at UT Arlington.

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