Responses on Aristotle

Jun 16th, 2016
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In this module, you were introduced to Aristotle's idea of eudaimonia, which emphasizes happiness and flourishing. Imagine you are 99 years old and looking back on your life. What do you think are the moments or actions that made you happiest? How would you determine whether your life was one which flourished? What role might virtue play in how you reflect? Use and appropriately cite this module's learning to support your ideas in a 2-3 page paper.

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Running head: RESPONCES ON ARISTOTALLife, Happiness and Flourish:Institution Affiliation:Name1RESPONCES ON ARISTOTAL2IntroductionThe meaning of happiness as brought out by Aristotle is not just a subjective of the mind; asensational feelings that will take some few hours and then disappear. However, the meaning ofhappiness is the ultimate goal that encompasses the totality of the happiness that a man can have.This incorporates the achievements that one makes in life, the measure of how good one haslived and how ones life has flourished. In context, according to Aristotle the function of manis to live a certain kind of life; and this activity implies a rational principle, and the function of agood man is the good and noble performance of these. If any action is well performed it isperformed in accord with appropriate excellence: if this is the case, then happiness turns out tobe an activity of the soul in accordance with virtue (Nicomachean Ethics, 2004).Aspect of discussionIn the light of the virtue of happiness and flourishing as brought out by Aristotle, assuming I was99 years old, there are moments and actions that made me happy in life. In

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