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What, according to Aristotle, is the ultimate purpose of studying ethics

 

mcquetta w #171847
Mar 01, 2011 8:44 PM

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What, according to Aristotle, is the ultimate purpose of studying ethics

What, according to Aristotle, is the ultimate purpose of studying ethics

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Roskolnikov
Dec 13, 2011 2:01 PM

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The ultimate telos (end) of both studying ethics and ethics in general is happiness. Because man is a "rational animal," his most profound happiness is in contemplation. Proper contemplation, however, can only be achieved by a virtuous person in harmony with the golden mean.
 

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