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what are the four characteristics that mark the activity of contemplation?

 

fran r #206999
Oct 17, 2011 10:32 PM

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what are the four characteristics that mark the activity of contemplation?

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Roskolnikov
Oct 18, 2011 11:57 PM

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1. The first and most important characteristic of Aristotelian contemplation is that it is "an end in itself." 2. Contemplation also requires habituation (it cannot just happen overnight). 3. It is not pleasure in the banal sense. 4. Finally, it is not even a moral virtue. I hope these ideas help.

Source(s): Nichomedean Ethics, Book X

 

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