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Premise - hidden premise
Find statement flawed
See flaws in study guide.
Inflation and unemployment 10%
utilitarian not accurate
How much they were harmed
Challenge to "Standard Ethics"
The role of "fellow feeling"
Virtue - help | to living
Vice hindrance | well
Consider with - Compassion, feeling
Right - Character traits
Singer - carry out right acts
Virtue needed to live well - Wisdom
Judge culture that emphasizes right character traits
Aristotle - Unexamined life is not worth living - vs contentment.
Get an education
Person who has three desires and all satisfied - Not a good life
Mayo - Good person
- Good person
- standard ethics - does not address
- Virtue more helpful than standard ethics.
Wisdom to know other virtues
This culture preaches drive - Maybe we need to look at living better.
Virtue to live in the present. Experience the actual moment in consciousness.
Kenny Rogers - pitches great- Others talked about the past.
Aristotle- Virtue a means between extremes
Is curiosity a virtue? Overreaching virtue.
- Stories of heroes and villains can teach ethics better than theories.
Vagueness of applying this?
Mistake to criticize theories as too complex
Vs. hopeless vague
Appropriate emotional response to situation.
Scholinger killed 7yr old and Cash did not stop (Assume he could not stop. Is he blameless?
Sometimes we do not wish the best for our fiends. German word.
Obstacle to our living well.
Kant - React with out emotion (Cash)
Change character traits over time.
(Change career) - Influence by environment to change character trait.
The earth quake dilemma.
Volunteer - 3yr old buried up to neck and will die or help others.
Psychological or moral dilemma.
- Taylor would stay with girl.
Loving kindness would contradict all reason.
Contradict head and heart.
- Best act
- Bash head
Challenges to rationality
1. Cottingham - Impartiality