Ethics final exam study guide

Ethics final exam study guide - Ethics Final Exam Study...

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Ethics Final Exam Study Guide Kierkegaard 1. An individual move from one sphere of values to another through a “Leap of Faith”: -“Leap of Faith”: must leap past the gap between stages and ultimately it is a choice - One is not able to judge the life of another who is in another sphere because they are judging from within their sphere (Standpoint problem) 2. Aesthete: one who lives in the aesthetic sphere - Looks to escape boredom - Pursues things out of interest - Methods to maintain novelty: -- “Rotation method”: constantly rotating into new hobbies to avoid boredom Similar to crop rotation -- Intensive-extensive quality (inc. intensity or extent of activities so life remains interesting) 3. Aesthete v. Ethical person in relation to time: - Aesthete : -- Abstains from friendship, but rather has pleasurable relationships with social contact -- Believes arbitrariness makes life interesting --Manipulates situations because constantly seeking opportunities to profit from -- Lives in the moment either planning for the moment or in the moment Ex. Johannes breaks off engagement with Cordelia because he has become bored with her now that the thrill of the chase has worn off, but he convinces her she is the one who is weary with the relationship and thus chooses to break it off - Ethical:
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