Aristotle concept of eduinmonia

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Aristotle concept of eduinmonia Aristotle maintains that the highest good is ‘happiness’ (‘eudaimonia’ in Greek). Please write an essay about Aristotle’s concept of eduaimonia that answers the following questions: 1. What, in your own words, does Aristotle mean by ‘eudaiomonia’? 2. For Aristotle, does the highest good of happiness include those moments when you experience intense pleasure? Why or why not? 3. If, for Aristotle, eudaimonia is not simply a matter of experiencing pleasure, what else might it involve?

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Aristotle concept of EduinmoniaTitle:Course Name:Topic Name:Professors Name:Student Name:Date:Aristotle concept of EduinmoniaIntroductionEudaimonia is a Greek word for more accurately, happiness, or the good life or the flourishinglife. But In English, Eudaimonia translates into happiness, but Aristotle uses it as a well beingthrough flourishing or prospering (Daniel N Robinson, 1994). In eudaimonists, happiness is aspecial activities that illustrate on the individual's challenges and talents abilities, it is a acts thatgive benefit to others and by following virtues and principles.Aristotle mean by eudaiomonia?Aristotle insists that every action of humans is to pursue happiness. Human action is alwaysaimed at some good or end argues by Aristotle. Form a hierarchy, Aristotle also explain that allof our actions resulting in goods or ends. This hierarchy, ladder would categorize things, andincorporates a ladder of things, according to their importance. On the top of the ladder the mostimportant thing would, thus being the ultimate end (Daniel N Robinson, 1994). This ultimate endis what all the actions aim to reach at or achieve. Therefore, when happiness includes all these,then it must be the highest good. Eudiamonia is a life of activity of rational, informed withvirtue, which is pursued continually. In the views of Aristotle's the Doctrine of the human virtueis split into two parts; moral virtue and intellectual virtue. In Intellectual virtue is

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