What the different types of life that are candidates for the eudaimonia life,and what are there shortcomings?
- KindredLv 59 months ago
I understand a eudaimonic life to be one of human flourishing and harmonious. For me I envision that with good relationships, debate that doesn’t hurt relationship, excelling in the work you do and that work being where you are gifted and interested. It also provides a contribution to society.
- j153eLv 79 months ago
"The good life" or eudaimonia for Aristotle is eethical prosperity. This would include Socrates' "happy wife, happy life" formula which obviates need for philosophy aka problem-solving.
Abraham Maslow's being-cognition ~ = Aristotle's eudaimonia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maslow's_hierarchy_o...
If one could discern shortcomings in Aristotle's "ethical prosperity," that would be noteworthy, for Aristotle's ethical prosperity did include entelecheia (actuality, being-cognition, self-actualization).