Disputes the argument of death not being bad since we can’t experience this.
States that the assumption of what you don’t know cant hurt you
He says that betrayal in itself is bad, not because the discovery of it makes us
The same for death
The end of existence
Limites our experiences
Death is bad because it puts an end to future experiences. I believe Nagel’s
argument to be more persuasive.
This is because Epicurus’ argument can only be viewed as valid if you don’t believe in an
I don't completely agree with nagel’s views because a person nearing the end of their life
may be extremely ill and that suffering may not be worth living for. 15 years of life filled
with pain and putting that to rest by dying is not a limit to me. Today, many die due to
aging – and with aging comes medical problems.
#9 Aristotle thinks that a human life is a ‘happy’ one to the extent that it fulfills the human
function. What does he take that function to be? Explain what arguments he gives for his
position and why you do or don’t find such arguments sound.
With all of this though – Aristotles soundness is heavily under question