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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHL100Y1
Professor
Mark Kingwell
Semester
Fall

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Nicomachean Ethics Book 3 - the key thing to understand about moral values is that we become socialized into them (as we become socialized into learning to speak a language) - there are a set of rules about how we should morally behave; Aristotle gets this from the Doctrine of the Mean - the measured-balance response is the courageous one - the doctrine of the mean applies to all of the virtues - action theory has to do with the principles that underly any particular action that is susceptible to moral evaluation -voluntary action -the victim contributed nothing to the event -as long as somebody in the chain is contributing to the action, than the action is voluntary (it doesn't necessarily have to be the ultimate principle, a third party can be responsible too) -involuntary action -action is involuntary if you do something you don't want to do because of constraining circumstances -action that is done by force; you will not be morally praised or blamed -the case of anger and lust, what is
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