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Explain Aristotle's statement "Everything aims at the good".
everything has its own place and purpose
What are Aristotle's 4 Substances of the Universe?
Sensible imperishable substance
Sensible Perishable substance
List a few features of the Prime Mover?
What are the 4 causes without which change would not be said to occur?
Describe Internal Causative energy of change.
can be alive
all things equal
motivated from within
purposiveness according to quantum being
define Eudaimonia according to Aristotle
is an activity of the soul in accordance with highest form [perfect] virtue in a complete life
Give Aristotle's definition of Moral Virtue
Reflects the excellences of the mind/ excellences of character
Gathering of a large body of knowledge and breaking it down and reattaching information to new information creating your own perspective
Aristotle's final definition of Moral Virtue
A state of character concerned with choice that choice which lies in a mean that is to say, a mean relative to us, that mean being determined by a Rational Principle , that rational principle having been discovered by a person of practical knowledge
3 basic principles that undergird morality ( Ataraxia)
easily sated natural and necessary desires
choose to avoid natural but unnecessary desires
avoid fulfilling unnatural and unnecessary desires
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