4 edition of Ethics and the Good Life found in the catalog.
June 25, 1993
by Wadsworth Publishing
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||544|
Intended for use in the introduction to ethics course, The Good Life: Options in Ethics, Fifth Edition is designed to engage today's practical-minded student in more fundamental questions. The book ranges from ideals in living (the good) to contemporary moral problems (the right), exploring and analyzing both areas in order to stimulate deeper Price: $ Aristotle's view is that (a) certain goods (e.g., life and health) are necessary preconditions for happiness and that (b) others (wealth, friends, fame, honor) are embellishments that promote or fill out a good life for a virtuous person, but that (c) it is the possession and exercise of virtue which is the core constitutive element of happiness.
“"Having taught In Search of the Good Life: The Ethics of Globalization several times, I can attest that Rebecca Todd Peters' book makes an invaluable contribution to teaching and learning about globalization and theology. It is . expand their understanding of the good life to include care for all species and the systems the support life. As these two concepts mature and expand, it becomes increasingly clear that sustainability flows from ethics and the moral life like a river .
The fact that the book is written for a specific institution/courses makes the book less reader-friendly for other students, particularly the inclusion of chapters that belong in an intro to religion book, but not necessarily an ethics book, and vice versa--particularly an entire chapter on Aquinas' Natural Law Theory. Consistency rating: /5(4). Scholars in diverse fields now agree on the importance of investigating the impact of consumption practices on the global environment, quality of life, and international justice. In this comprehensive collection of essays, most of which appear for the first time, eminent scholars from many disciplines-philosophy, economics, sociology, political science, demography, theology, history, 5/5(1).
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Aristotle’s work, The Nicomachean Ethics, consists of numerous books pertaining to Aristotle’s Ethics—the ethics of the good life. The first book discloses Aristotle’s belief on moral philosophy and the correlation between virtue and happiness.
The definition of happiness has long been. For Aristotle, the final end of human life is to flourish, to live well, to have a good life.
All actions should aim at this end. All actions should aim at this end. Of course, in order to live at all we need food, clothing, and shelter, but living is itself the means to the end of living well. It explores normative ethics, meta-ethics, and what constitutes a good life.
There are numerous readings including some from the most formative philosophers: Aristotle, Aquinas, Mills, Hume and Kant. It also has a large section examining various topics that are debated today such as abortion, This was a textbook used in an ethics class my /5.
He determines that it's happiness (because this is the most complete good) and has to thrash out what this means in practical terms. Toward the end of this book, he turns to the subject of virtue, since it's in virtuous action that humans find happiness in life.
Good to know. Book 2. Crippled Grace would be a fuller book, I think, if it included more testimony from the partners with whom disabled people are discovering the good life. I’ve got a vested interest, I suppose, but I’d like to hear the spouses of disabled people echo that they too would not trade their life for another.
The Good Life, a nonfiction book by Trip Lee, a parallel to his music album The Good Life. A Good Life, the autobiography of newsman Ben Bradlee. The Good Life, a novel by Martina Cole. "The Good Life" ( song), a popular song recorded by Tony Bennett and many others. "The Good Life" (The Band Perry song), This, of course, places philosophy at the heart of the quest for the good life.
What makes this book a terrific read is not the "punch line" found in the last chapter, the ultimate answer to the question of what makes the good life; it's Ferry's illumination of the human journey through history that has brought us to this answer. 1 Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and pursuit, is thought to aim at some good; and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be that at which all things aim.
But a certain difference is found among ends; some are activities, others are products apart from the activities that produce them. Where there are ends apart from the actions, it is the nature of the.
Aristotle begins his study on ethics by asserting that there is some ultimate good which is both complete and self-sufficient, and defines this good as happiness.
There must be one final end of all human actions, because a human action by definition is one that is done on purpose and for a definite goal. Note that there are some actions. Chris Surprenant (University of New Orleans) discusses the account of human well-being and the good life presented by Aristotle in the Nicomachean Ethics and Politics.
He explains why Aristotle believes that a human being lives well when he acts rightly and possesses all virtues, both intellectual and those relating to good character. Speaker: Dr. Chris Surprenant, Associate. This video focuses on Aristotle's work, the Nicomachean Ethics, and examines his discussion in book 10 of life centered around the good of contemplation (theoria).
The Good Life of Teaching extends the recent revival of virtue ethics to professional ethics and the philosophy of teaching. It connects long-standing philosophical questions about work and human growth to questions.
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Meta-ethics: Good vs. Right. The practice of the philosophy of ethics is the attempt to think carefully about ethical issues with a view to deciding how to live one's life. The idea is to base one’s actions on rational thought. It consists of two parts, often called Normative ethics and.
Without the luck of being born to a good family and with a good temperament, the good life is hard to achieve. Material comfort, luck, good breeding, a youth filled with proper education, and friends are all requirements of the good life for Aristotle, and.
Thesis Statement: The purpose of this paper is to compare Christian ethics in the book The Good Life: Where Morality and Spirituality Converge by Richard M. Gula,with general ethics. It will be argued that Christian ethics emphasizing both spirituality as well as morality, forms a stronger foundation for achieving the ‘good life’.Written: Get this from a library.
Organizational ethics and the good life. [Edwin Hartman] -- In Organizational Ethics and the Good Life, Edwin Hartman contends that, as ethics is about the good community, a great part of business ethics is about the.
Ethics, Values, Moral Judgments Practical Reasoning about the Behaviors and Attitudes Regarding Good and Bad, Right and Wrong, Pleasures and Pains The Good Life, Virtue Ethics, Character Notes, bibliography, guides, and research by Mike Garofalo.
In this book, Annas brings together the results of a wide-ranging study of ancient ethical. Introduction. The Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle's most important study of personal morality and the ends of human life, has for many centuries been a widely-read and influential written more than 2, years ago, it offers the modern reader many valuable insights into human needs and conduct.
Among its most outstanding features are Aristotle's insistence that there .To study ethics is to seek to understand the true order of human actions, Dr. Cuddeback discusses what that order looks like, and how it is tied to man’s happiness, by examining these key topics from Aristotle’s Ethics: • The objectivity of good and evil • The pursuit of “the chief good,” or human happiness.
This week’s book, The Nicomachean Ethics by the great Greek philosopher Aristotle, is a classic of Western civilization in the field of philosophy and ethics. This work not only shaped ethical theory in Western philosophy but it also deeply influenced Christian moral thought—especially in the Middle Ages.