Why does Aristotle equate psychological well-being or inner harmony with happiness? Explain using an example.

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Why does Aristotle equate psychological well-being or inner harmony with happiness? Explain using an example.

Identify a couple moral virtues you lack and explain if you think Aristotle’s 3 ways to hit the mean would help you cultivate them.

 

Aristotle’s Virtue Ethics Discussion

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Answer 6 of the 7 questions answer all 7 for extra credit. Thoughtfully and thoroughly answer the questions. Make sure your answers are detailed and well-supported. If a question has more than 1 part make sure you answer every part. Explain using your own words and own examples.

Comment on 2 of your peers posts.

Come up with an example of someone who you would consider to be virtuous and explain why you think they are a virtuous person. Your example could be of someone you know personally (friend family member etc.) or a public figure (alive or from history). Explain how their actions and character demonstrate an overarching quality of goodness and excellence.

Why does Aristotle equate psychological well-being or inner harmony with happiness? Explain using an example.

Can someone be truly happy if they do not have psychological well-being or inner harmony? Explain using an example.

Explain in your own words why Aristotle thought that a happy life was best achieved by living a life of reason and virtue. Why are both parts necessary?

Come up with your own example of a moral virtue and identify its corresponding vices (deficit and excess).

Identify a couple moral virtues you already have and explain how you cultivated them.

Identify a couple moral virtues you lack and explain if you think Aristotle’s 3 ways to hit the mean would help you cultivate them.