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5. An Aristotelian Ethics of Virtue

  • Foundations of Libertarian Ethics
June 28, 2006

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Everyone has an ultimate end. What should the content of this end be? No concept of happiness exists without integrating the interest of others. Being an agent is being a living organism. Living organisms have needs. Aristotle feels humans are neither beasts nor God. Morality requires a minimum of prudence (self) and benevolence (others).

The fifth of ten lectures from the Foundations of Libertarian Ethics seminar with Roderick T. Long.

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