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UVU - Phil 205G - Class Notes - Week 1

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background image 4 area’s of Normative Ethics:
Virtue Theory
Divine Command Theory
Utilitarian Theory
Duty Theory
*Good is the function which helps achieve the desired aim
*Corresponding good is what we call virtue
*For an act to be moral, it must be a conscious decision 
*everything we do is the for ultimate end of happiness
*we are taught virtue
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moral virtue is something that we have to have inculcated in us through  habit *the mean preserves and encourages virtue, excess and deficiency destroy it
*choice is involved with morality
*Courage and self control are two of the most important virtues for aristotle
*Courage deals with pain and self
*control deals with pleasure and this is precisely 

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School: Utah Valley University
Department: OTHER
Course: Ethics and Values
Professor: Shaun Lamarche
Term: Spring 2019
Tags: ethics and values
Name: Week 1 notes
Description: Types of Ethics.
Uploaded: 01/15/2019
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School: Utah Valley University
Department: OTHER
Course: Ethics and Values
Professor: Shaun Lamarche
Term: Spring 2019
Tags: ethics and values
Name: Week 1 notes
Description: Types of Ethics.
Uploaded: 01/15/2019