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|Aristotle Happiness depends upon ourselves. - Aristotle Happiness is a sort of |
action. - Aristotle The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your
thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no
|After all, happiness has to do with actions, activities, and human doings in |
general (the realm of praxis). Actions have a temporal ... realm of movements or
temporal processes of a sort, a process of "actualization" as Aristotle puts it. In
|held view that “the power to perform an action is suspended in a state of |
indifference relative to each of the two directions in which it could realize itself,
and that it is ... Kant's concept of happiness is a sort of hybrid of sensibility and
|could be distracted from its own wellbeing and corrupted by matters peripheral to |
its happiness. Yet since happiness is a sort of action, Aristotle must examine
whether all political activities corrupt. If political activity unequivocally corrupts the
|ti render his eloquence visible; so the Divine Wisdom also streiche* оШ her hand, |
ˇml pleads the causo of goodness nnd happiness with a sort of action suitable to
the mtmiu; dignity of hiT person, and the in- Jiiiiîe importaiK-c ofthat cause; ...
|Another belief which harmonizes with our account is that the happy man lives |
well and does well; for we have practically defined happiness as a sort of good
life and good action. The characteristics that are looked for in happiness seem
|But I maintain that in such a case an action of this kind, however proper, however |
amiable it may be, has nevertheless no true moral worth, but is on a ... precept of
happiness is often of such a sort that it greatly interferes with some inclinations, ...
|the eupatheiai, and being joyful and in good spirits are kinds of actions from |
virtue. So responding emotionally in accordance with the eupatheiai is a kind of “
action” (cf. AD 11.5k), and an action that is distinctive of those whose impulses
are in ...
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