Reason and Commitment Class 3

Intellectualist practical intelligence the key virtue

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Unformatted text preview: ext of its specific “function” (ergon) and ends (teloi), specifically the human community ! Intellectualist: “practical intelligence” the key virtue “Happiness” (eudaimonia) ! An external, non ­psychological character which contrasts with our psychology of happiness: compare the subjective, sensorial theory of Bentham (1748 ­1832) for whom pleasure and happiness were identical Reason and practical reason ! The Greek understanding of the distinction between theoreti...
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This document was uploaded on 02/14/2014 for the course ASPO 1370A at Sciences Po.

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