Aristotle Moral Knowledge Paper

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A. Clarify the primary differences between Plato and Aristotle regarding whether moral knowledge is sufficient to ensure proper action.Touch on Aristotle’s diagnostic claims in this part, and his notion of akrasia or “weakness of the will.”After explaining this, take a position offer an argument regarding whether or not you think that akrasia is points to a fundamental flaw in our nature, or if it can be overcome with sufficient knowledge and habituation.What is important here is your view of the matter independently of Plato or Aristotle. Please make textual references to support your interpretive remarks.

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School: Purdue University

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Running Head: MORAL KNOWLEDGE

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Moral Knowledge
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MORAL KNOWLEDGE

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Aristotle’s argument on issues concerning moral knowledge is that knowledge of morals
is not only acquired to be perceived as moral knowledge but to be cultivated for through
practicing it in our lives and hence we become good and virtuous. Aristotle's view, however,
differs from that of Plato's who attests that moral knowledge is an innate virtue that human
beings possess naturally. Instances of these virtues include Godliness, truthfulness, goodness,
justice among others. Aristotle disagrees with the notion that the akratic contains strict
knowledge. According to him, no one can’t be said to possess practical knowledge unless he or
she is able to act upon it. It is not enough to have general premises knowledge; one also ought to
have the knowledge of particulars. One should, therefore, be i...

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