PHI_Notes_3.18.08 - PHI Jose Alvarez Virtue Theory/Ethics...

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PHI 21:12:34 Jose Alvarez Virtue Theory/Ethics: - teleological ethics theory Has to do with results, goals, purposes It is goal based The ultimate goal of VE is happiness Human flourishing – the best life a human is able to live consistent with human nature Human nature Aristotle is best to refer to about human nature Focus on the function of a thing Uniquely best o Rationality is a function of doing our best Our goal is ultimate good Happiness o People have habits Habituation Become a good person by doing good actions, vice versa o Eudaimonia Eu: good, Ia: condition of, Daimon: demon soul spirit Good is a condition of the soul/spirit Be all that you can be Our function is rationality and our goal is happiness o Rules The 3 C’s Community Character Consequences Utilitarisnism
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PHI 21:12:34 Jose Alvarez o Deontology o Rule and reason Categorical Imperative What ever is stated categorically is universal
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