Aristotelian account of blameworthiness

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A little background information on Aristotle is necessary to understand how he arrives at his view of blameworthiness, so we will touch a little bit on his teachings of what composes a good life, how virtues figures into it and then delve into some of the merits and problems of Aristotelian blame. The Good Virtuous Life Aristotle felt that in order to live ?a good life' (eudaemonia ? well being, contentment, happiness), one needs to exercise one's rational faculties well and to avoid misfortune...
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To clarify, Aristotle felt that we have to live in a good, rational, reasoned way and that this was a key component of giving our lives value and happiness. (Nichomachean Ethics book I, 7) He felt that this excellence focused, rational quality is unique to man in a sense that there is no animal that approaches mans ability to think and reason things out, it is one of our defining characters...
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