PHL200Y1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Nicomachean Ethics

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9 Oct 2017
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Politics: how we all ought to act together. Practical sciences: produce empirical knowledge (not universal truths) Aristotle wants to begin on points of consensus regarding values: from this he wants to move to an account for why we value what we value. Our actions all strive towards a single supreme good. It (cid:373)ust (cid:271)e (cid:271)e(cid:272)ause if o(cid:374)e has so(cid:373)ethi(cid:374)g that the other does(cid:374)"t the(cid:374) it is(cid:374)"t supre(cid:373)e. What is it to be doing well/happy/flourishing: for plants: to grow, to be nourished, objective depiction of eudemonia, aristotle"s basi(cid:272) clai(cid:373): thi(cid:374)gs fi(cid:374)al (cid:272)auses are their formal causes, form determines potentialities, final causes actualize certain potentialities. Vegetative takes in nutrition, grows, propagates: 2. Animals processes information about the world and responds, movement (a sensitive soul: 3.

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