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The Value of Living Well$
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Mark LeBar

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199931118

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931118.001.0001

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Aristotle on Ends

Aristotle on Ends

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(p.9) 1 Aristotle on Ends
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The Value of Living Well
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Mark LeBar

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931118.003.0001

This chapter characterizes the work in practical rationality of ends, and in particular the theoretical role of an Ultimate End (an end for the sake of which we do all we do, and for the sake of no further end do we seek or promote it), in Aristotle’s conception of practical rationality, which is acting on ends that are in a justificatory hierarchy. This conception is seldom noticed in contemporary debate over practical rationality, despite prominent work that seems to take it for granted (e.g., John Rawls’s work in political philosophy), yet seemingly without ever having been criticized, let alone rebutted.

Keywords:   ends, practical reason, Aristotle, Ultimate End, Scanlon

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