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Department
Psychological & Brain Sciences
Course
CAS PS 261
Professor
David Shim
Semester
Spring

Description
Ethics Notes Aristotle­ Nichomachean Ethics Book 6 & 10 ­Practical wisdom/prudence—able to deliberate finely, choosing correct thing to do ­Prudence is not scientific knowledge—good at living life, particular things ­Prudent person knows how to help struggling people/ knows what to say in cases ­Look to prudent people for mean/midpoint of emotions/appropriate reactions ­Ideally pr udent person would be good at every aspect of life ­Not an expert in every subfield—more general capacity to identity right thing to do in  situation that don’t require expert/scientific knowledge ­Crucial to pay attention to way people are educated, takes time to become prudent ­Trying to instill “means” in children when you raise them ­Distinction between acts in accordance w/ virtue or genu
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